Francisco de Zurbarán

1598 - 1664

The martyrdom of Saint Serapion

Oil on canvas, 120.7 × 103.5 cm
Painted 1628

Sold To

The Wadsworth Atheneum, USA


Seville, Monastery of the Calced Mercedarians. The "De Profundis" Room;
on deposit in the Alcazar, no. 227 in 1810;
Julian Williams, Seville;
Richard Ford, London in 1832;
Sale, Rainey's Auction Rooms, London, June 9, 1836, lot 33;
bought there by Sir Montague John Cholmeley (Colmmeley), Grantham, until 1947;
David Koetser, New York, 1947;
bought from the Sumner Fund, 1951, by the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut (1951.40).