Van der Doort c.1639

Old Tintoretto

Nativity, birth of Christ, 4 shepherds, ox and ass and landscape, half-life-size full-length figures (6 figures)

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 50, № 45
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
3ft 8in x 4ft 5in (111.8 x 134.6cm)
light from the right
wooden straining frame
William Frizell
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
14th of the 23 Italian collection pictures your majesty bought from William Frizell
Room description extended: 
towards the Orchard
Original Manuscript page number: 
MS. Ash. 1514, f. 67 and V&A MS, f. 16, no 2 (WS 205)
Charles II inventory c1666: 
Whitehall, no 85, 96.5 x 74
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Andrea Schiavone