Category:Roman Charity by Mellin (Louvre RF 1985-81)

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Artist
Charles Mellin (1597–1649) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q549811
Description

French painter

Date of birth/death circa 1649
Location of birth/death Nancy Rome
Authority control
Title

Roman Charity

Alternative title:
Cimon and Pero
Object type Painting
Date between and
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 96 cm (37.8 in). Width: 73 cm (28.7 in).
Peinture française, room 12: Les peintres de Louis XIII. Richelieu, 2nd floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Paintings).
Accession number RF 1985-81 Info non-talk.svg
Object history : purchased
Notes
English:
Français: Le sujet dérive d'une anecdote racontée par l'historien romain Valère Maxime : Cimon, condamné à mourir de faim en prison, fut nourri par sa fille Pero qui l'allaitait en le visitant chaque jour.
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 1138
Joconde database: entry 00000104634
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