Ferrari, Luca, called Luca da Reggio
Semiramis called to Arms. 1652

Oil on canvas
147×174 cm
Acquired by Empress Catherine II from the banker Paolo Madruzzi in 1767, presented to Count Grigorii Orlov for the decoration of Gatchino Palace in 1772, transferred from Gatchino Palace to the Hermitage in 1923
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Spanish and Italian Art of the 17th century View on the hall's virtual panorama

Signature and date bottom left of sheet: Luca da Reggio F.t 1652.

The subject of this picture was at one time given as The Death of Sofonisba although in the Hermitage Inventory of 1859 it is correctly designated.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.
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Ferrari, Luca, called Luca da Reggio

1605–1654