Domenico Fetti
The Triumph of David. Between 1616 and 1620

Oil on canvas
105×81 cm
Assumed to have come from the Gonzaga Gallery in Mantua, later held in the Royal Gallery of Charles I at Hampton Court from which it was sold in 1641, transferred to France, where it initially belonged to Abbot Lemoine, a doctor at the Sorbonne (Paris) and then to Pierre Croz (Paris), acquired for the Hermitage in 1772
Ж-2676
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Painted during the time Feti spent in Mantua. The figure of David is, in all probability, a 'hidden' portrait of a Mantuan courtier.

A copy of the picture in the Pushkin Museum is to be found in the Besançon Museum.

Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.
  • Oil on canvas
    105×81 cm
  • At the PMFA since 1930
    Assumed to have come from the Gonzaga Gallery in Mantua, later held in the Royal Gallery of Charles I at Hampton Court from which it was sold in 1641, transferred to France, where it initially belonged to Abbot Lemoine, a doctor at the Sorbonne (Paris) and then to Pierre Croz (Paris), acquired for the Hermitage in 1772
  • Ж-2676
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