San Diego of Alcala treating a blind person
Carracci, Annibale [Bolonia, 1560 - Roma, 1609]
Albani, Francesco [Bolonia, 1578 - 1660]
Technique: Fresco (transferred on canvas)
Dimensions: 300 x 251 cm
Date: 1605 - 1606
Generic classification: Paint
General inventari: 886
Location: National Museum of Art of Catalonia
Notes:
Sant Dídac d’Alcalà healing a blind man Provenance:Juan Enríquez Herrera's Chapell, at San Giacomo degli Spagnuoli, Rome. The group was taken apart and distributed between the Academy and the Museo del Prado in Madrid. Income date: Came to the Academy's Museum: August 9th 1851, gift of Queen Isabel II to the Academy although it was not physically brought in until March 1852 due to problems in the customs house. Bibliography: FÉLIBIEN, 3ª part, p. 273; ARAUJO 1875, p. 156-157; GUIA 1915, p. 18; GUIA 1930, p. 69,70, fig. 39; CAT. MAC 1936, p. 163, núm. 19; TORMO 1942, vol. I, p. 63-64; GUIA 1954, p. 50; MARÈS 1964, p. 187; MALAFARINA 1976, p. 125-126 (reprod.); CAT. EXPO. PREFIGURACIÓ 1992 (Cuyàs), p. 368 (reprod.); CAT. EXPO. RENAIXEMENT I BARROC, p. 87; GARCIA SASTRE 1997, p. 435. CATÀLEGS 1866, 1867 i c.1872, núm. 47; CATÀLEG 1999, p. 33 i 117 (reprod.). Photography: 108777 (Arxiu Fotogràfic de Museus). Note: Carracci designed the group and executed it with the help of his pupils Francesco Albani, Il Domenichino, Sisto Badalocchio and Giovanni Lanfranco. See María Margarita CUYÀS (pp. 361-364) for a summary of the execution of the whole group. Deposited in the Museum of Art in Barcelona since 1906, which has the inventory number 5675 MNAC.
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