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The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine, After Antonio Allegri, Il Correggio (1489-1534).

Oil on canvas, 28cm by 24cm.

This painting may be one mentioned in the 1690 Devonshire Schedule, a major bequest from Elizabeth, widow of the 3rd Earl of Devonshire to her daughter Anne, wife of John, 5th Earl of Exeter: “Oyle Colour pictures….A picture of the Marriage of our Saviour and Saint Katherine in a Guilt fframe – by Caradgio”.

The 1763 Burghley Inventory records: “The picture room…the marriage of St Catherine by Corragio.”



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