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Guido Reni. Christ Crowned with Thorns

Christ Crowned with Thorns

Reni, Guido
Italian, 1572 - 1642
Christ Crowned with Thorns c 1622 -1623
oil on canvas
64.9 x 49.0 cm
Gift of Margaret and Ian Ross in memory of Lance, 1990
© 2000 Art Gallery of Ontario


Cardinal Mazarin, Paris, c. 1661 (unconfirmed) [1]. (Christie’s, London, 21 December 1967, no. 10 – bought in). (by 1978 Heim Gallery, London); Margaret and Ian Ross, Toronto, 1978; gift 1990 to AGO.
[1] Gap in provenance from c. 1661 to 1967

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