Van der Doort c.1639

Giulio Romano

Birth of Christ, with Longinus, spear in his left hand, 8 life-size, full-length figures, and far off on a hill 9 little shepherds and angels

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 18, № 11
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
9ft x 6ft 1in (274.3 x 185.4cm)
Medium: 
thick panel
Frame: 
wooden and gilded frame
Provenance: 
Mantua piece
Original Manuscript page number: 
MS. Ash. 1514, f. 23
Other inventories: 
Mantua 1627, no. 902 (600 lire)
Identification certainty: 
Identified
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Giulio Romano