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.