Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642)
Place Made: Italy
134.3 x 91.4 cm (52 7/8 x 36 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Marks: In the upper left corner of the frame in red ink, there is a RISD Museum accession number "55.112". On the upper right side of the frame, there is a grahite mark, possibly an "N"[?].On the upper left side of the frame, there is a black mark, possibly a "2"[?]. In the upper left corner of the stretcher, the RISD Museum accession number "55.112" is written in red.In the upper right corner, an ambiguous figure, possibly a "2", is incised with graphite.In the upper left quadrant of the back of the canvas, there is illegible, dark writing.
Label: In the upper left corner of the frame, there is a rectangular, white, relatively new label on which appear among other things, "Roman Baroque" and "University Gallery / University of Florida / Gainsville, Florida."In the upper center of the frame, there is a rectangular, upside down label on which appears the following:[in black ink] "MARTYRD[obscured by bracket; probably "OM O"]F SAINT SEBASTIAN./OIL PAINTING BY G[obscured by bracket; probably "UID"]O RENI (1575 - 1642)/[printed in cursive] P. & D. Co[obscured by bracket; probably "lnag"]hi & Co.Ltd./[printed, not in cursive] ESTAB[obscured by bracket] 760/[printed, in an old, elaborate font] Experts, [obscured by bracket]and Dealers Paintings, Drawings, Engraving, Etchings/[printed, not in cursive] BY THE / OLD AND MODERN MASTERS/14, OLD BOND STREET, LONDON, W. 1./Telegrams:/ Colnaghi, Piccy, London/telephone:/ Hyde Park 1943-44. At the right center of the label, the following is written in blue cursive ink: "Collection:- ["Collection" is underlined] / Richard Abel Smith. / Woodhill, / Herts.: [colon underlined]."In the upper left, "82" is written in graphite.In the lower left corner of the frame, there is a piece of masking tape on which is written "4" in graphite.In the upper center of the stretcher, there is a white rectangular label on which is written in black ink the RISD Museum accession number "55.112".In the upper left corner of the stretcher, there is a relatively new RISD Museum label.
Credit / Object Number
Museum Gift Fund
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