Guercino Enters Rothschild Collection

January 30 2024

Video: Moretti Fine Art

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Art Newspaper has shared news that the Rothschild Foundation have acquired Guercino's Moses. The painting had been a sleeper in a minor Parisian sale in 2022, where is achieved €590,000 over an estimate of €5,000 - €6,000 and was acquired by the dealers Moretti Fine Art. It is reported that the asking price of the painting was around €2m.

The work will be unveiled at the upcoming Waddesdon Manor exhibition entitled Guercino at Waddesdon: King David and the Wise Women, which will run from 20th March 2024 until 27th October 2024.

Here's Moretti's video of the painting, which includes some rather dramatic music and lots of 'zoom in' shots.

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