Crucifix
Crucifix

Crucifix

Juan Carreño de Miranda (Spanish, 1614-1685)

Currently on View in H214
Image Licensing

Given by the artist to King Philip IV of Spain [1605 -1655] in 1658. {1} Sale (Christie's, London, England) in 1992. {2} Sale (Sotheby's, London) in 2004, {3} purchased by Alexander Acevedo, New York; purchased by Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009 (TR11000).

{1} As described in the inscription on the painting.
{2} Christie's, London, Spanish Art II: Pictures, Drawings, and Prints, 29 May 1992, lot 330.
{3} Sotheby's, London, Spanish Old Master Paintings, 9 December 2004, lot 325.

Object Information

artist
Juan Carreño de Miranda (Spanish, 1614-1685)
creation date
1658
materials
oil on panel
dimensions
19 x 12-1/2 in.
mark descriptions
Inscribed at the bottom of the cross: PHILIPPO. IV. | DEI | GRATIA. | HISPANORUM. GENTIUM. | REGE. | CULTO. ET. AMOREI | CHRISTI CRUCIFIXI | EFIGIEM | A. JOANNE CARREÑO | DEPICTAM | EJUSDEM. AUCTOR | ANO MDCLVIII | L.D.
accession number
2009.377
credit line
Deaccessioned European Fund, Gift of the Alfred Brod Galleries, Ltd. by exchange, Gift in memory of William Ray Adams by exchange, Gift of Mrs. Elijah B. Martindale by exchange, James E. Roberts Fund by exchange, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Eiteljorg by exchange
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture Before 1800
colors

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