Adoration of the Shepherds
Ratti, Carlo Giussepe [Sabona, 1737 - 1795]
Technique: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 255 x 160 cm
Date: 1762-1763
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 881
Location: National Museum of Art of Catalonia
Notes:
Provenance: museum of antique Junta de Comerç. Exhibitions: Bordeus, De Tiepolo à Goya, Galerie des Beaux Arts, 1956. Note:In May 1774 paid the golden box, used in the chapel of the Llotja. defunct under the budget law that eliminated the cost of chapel and church functions, according to Bordas, note 9 - consisting as original Cantallops under the direction of Mengs. Being much similarity with the Prado Mengs (According Alcolea [Gil] is Mengs copy of the Prado) and with the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. There is a pattern identical to the Biblioteca Nacional of Madrid (Anna Maria Mengs?) appears to be copied grisaille painted by Mengs in Caserta. On loan to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (inv. 5704).
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