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The Adoration of the Shepherds, Marco Liberi (c.1640-c.1687).

Oil on canvas, 186cm by 237cm.

The artist trained in his father, Pietro Liberi’s studio and they both worked mainly in Venice and the Veneto. The painting was purchased by the 5th Earl of Exeter on one of his four Grand Tours and is listed in the 1688 Inventory: p. 13. “The North dineing roome…a Night peice ye Nativity done by Sgr Liberi.”

 

 

REFERENCE: PIC070

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