Jesus and the Woman of Samaria, after Annibale Carracci (1560-1609).

Oil on canvas, 49.5cm by 42cm.

This is after a painting now in the Budapest Museum of Fine Art.

The story of Christ’s meeting with the Samaritan woman at a well comes from the New Testament Gospel of St. John.

Annibale Carracci was a leading member of the famous Bolognese family of artists and one of the most admired painters of his time.

With his brother Agostino (1557-1602) and cousin Ludovico (1555-1619), he transformed Italian painting with the introduction of the Baroque style.


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