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Madonna of the Goldfinch with Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist

Image credit: McLean Museum and Art Gallery – Inverclyde Council

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This nineteenth-century oil painting on a wooden panel is by Gaetano Cannicci (1811–1878), a religious painter from San Gimignano. The work is a copy of the 'Madonna of the Goldfinch' (c.1506) by Raphael in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

This work seems to have been copied at least twice by Cannicci. Another version is in the collection of Bath Spa University.

McLean Museum and Art Gallery



Madonna of the Goldfinch with Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist




oil on panel


H 104.9 x W 74.4 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Sir William Burrell, 1940

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