Holy Family with St. Anne, ca. 1530

  • Garofalo, Italian, 1481-1559

Paint on wood panel

  • Unframed: 15 1/4 × 21 1/2 inches (38.7 × 54.6 cm)
  • Framed: 19 3/8 × 25 3/8 × 2 inches (49.2 × 64.5 × 5.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund



European Painting

  • Religious art
  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Panel (wood)
  • Paint
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Panel painting (painting by form)
  • Ferrara
  • Christ
  • Virgin mary
  • Joseph
  • Holy family


by 1810, (Philip Hill, London, England); April 16, 1810–August 11, 1810, sold by (Philip Hill, London, England) "[Private Sale]"; January 26, 1811, sold by (Christie's, London, England) "The Admired Collection, lately Exhibited at the Academy Rooms in Pall Mall"; July 3, 1811, sold by (Christie's, London, England) "A Gentleman of Refined Taste"; Sarah Rogers [1772–1855] (London, England); 1855, by inheritance to her brother, Samuel Rogers, Esq. [1763–1855] (London, England); April 27, 1856, sold by (Christie and Manson, London, England) "The Property of Samuel Rogers, Esq. Deceased". May 3, 1856, purchased by Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl of Northbrook [1826–1904] (London, England); by 1907, by inheritance to his son, Francis George Baring, 2nd Earl of Northbrook [1850–1929] (London, England). (Colnaghi and Co., London, England); by 1931, (Ehrich Galleries, New York, New York, USA); 1931–present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Waagen, Gustav Friedrich. Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being An Account of the Chief Collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Illuminated Mss., &c. &c., vol. 2. London, 1854, p. 268. Catalogue of the Very Celebrated Collection of Works of Art, the Property of Samuel Rogers, Esq. Deceased. Sales cat., Christie and Manson, London, April 27, 1856, p. 70, no. 701. [As "The Riposo"] Richter, Jean Paul. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Pictures belonging to the Earl of Northbrook. London, 1889, p. 132, no. 183. [As "Riposo"] Exhibition of Pictures, Drawings & Photographs of Works of the School of Ferrara-Bologna, 1440–1540, also medals of members of houses of Este and Bentivoglio. Exh. cat., Burlington Fine Arts Club. London, 1894, p. 15, no. 44. [As "Riposo"] Berenson, Bernard. North Italian Painters of the Renaissance. New York, 1907, p. 226. Gardner, Edmund G. The Painters of the School of Ferrara. London, 1911, p. 239. "Museum Accessions." The American Magazine of Art 22, no. 4 (April 1931): p. 296. Valentiner, William R. "Three Ferrarese Paintings." Bulletin of the DIA 12, no. 6 (March 1931): pp. 67–69 (ill.). Berenson, Bernard. Italian pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and their Works with an Index of Places. Oxford, 1932, p. 217. Catalogue of A Loan Exhibition of Paintings in Aid of The Architects' Emergency Fund. Exh. cat., Ehrich-Newhouse Incorporated. New York, 1935, no. 13. Berenson, Bernard. Pitture Italiane del Rinascimento. Milan, 1936, p. 186. Richardson, Edgar P., ed. Catalogue of Paintings, 2nd ed. Detroit, 1944, p. 50, no. 535. Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: a Check List of the Paintings Acquired before June, 1965. Detroit, 1965, p. 43. Richardson, Edgar P., ed. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, p. 84 (ill.). Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: A List of the Principal Artists and Their Works with an Index of Places. Central Italian and North Italian schools, vol. 1 (text). London, 1968, p. 153. Frederickson, Burton and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, MA, 1972, p. 78.

Rights Status

Garofalo, Holy Family with St. Anne, ca. 1530, paint on wood panel. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 31.23.