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Moses and the Daughters of Jethro, 1630s

  • Sigismondo Coccapani, Italian, 1583 - 1643

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 41 1/8 × 57 5/16 inches (104.4 × 145.5 cm)
  • 50 5/8 × 66 × 3 3/16 inches (128.6 × 167.6 × 8.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund

1983.6

December 9, 1981, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England) [as circle of Giovanni Francesco Romanelli]

1983, (Matthiesen Fine Art, Ltd., London, England)

1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Important Old Master Paintings. Sales cat., Sotheby's. London, December. 9, 1981, lot 78. [as circle of Giovan Francesco Romanelli] Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 61, no. 3 (1983) pp. 14. 20, 22 (fig. 19.). Le banche e l'arte. Exh. cat., Castel Sant'Angelo. Rome, 1985, p. 27 Il seicento Fiorentino. Exh. cat., Palazzo Strozzi. Florence, 1986, vol. 1, p. 211 Acanfora, E. Alessandro Rosi. Florence, 1994, pp. 71-2, cat. 24 (fig. 22) pl. 20. Bissell, R.W., A. Derstine, and D. Miller. Masters of Italian Baroque Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2005, pp. 10, 11 (note 16), 54-57, cat. no. 17. Derstine, Andria. "The Detroit Institute of Arts and Italian Baroque Painting." In Buying Baroque: Italian Seventeenth-Century Paintings Come to America, ed. Edgar Peters Bowron. University Park, 2017, pp. 99, 102.

Sigismondo Coccapani, Moses and the Daughters of Jethro, 1630s, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Acquisitions Fund, 1983.6.