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Zebedee’s Wife Petitioning Our Lord, Paolo Caliari, called Il Veronese, (1528-1588) and Workshop.

Oil on canvas, with a moulded top, 396cm by 201cm.

This altarpiece was formerly in the Church of St Jacopo on the Venetian island of Murano, where it formed part of a triptych: the other sections, the ‘Visitation’ and  the ‘Resurrection’ are now in the Barber Institute, Birmingham, and the Royal Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, respectively. It was acquired by the 9th Earl of Exeter in 1769 whilst on his second Grand Tour.



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