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Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Cento 1591 - Bologna 1666)
Burial of Saint Petronilla
1621 - 1623
oil on canvas
cm 720 x 423
Provenance: Commissioned for an altar in Saint Peter's Basilica; transferred to Palazzo del Quirinale, requisitioned by Napoleon's troops and taken to Paris, Louvre; brought back to Italy by Antonio Canova and placed in the Capitoline Museums in 1818.
Inventory: Inv. PC 140

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