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Samson and the Philistines

Samson and the Philistines

Artist: Antonio Balestra (Italian, 1666–1740)
Culture: Italian, Venetian
Date: Late 17th century–early 18th century
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
57 1/8 x 77 3/4 inches (145.1 x 197.5 cm)
Classification: Painting
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Provenance: Purchased December 2001 by (Beddington and Blackman, Ltd., London) from (Bukowskis Helsinki) (Auction 98-01, lot 390); Purchased 2002 through (Beddington and Blackman, Ltd.) by Duke University Museum of Art, now Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Object number: 2002.33.1