(b. 1563, Pisa, d. 1639, London)

Lot and his Daughters

c. 1622
Oil on canvas, 152 x 189 cm
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

In 1621 by the nobleman Giovanni Antonio Sauli commissioned for his palazzo in Genoa a series of paintings which consisted of a Danaë (J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles), a Penitent Magdalene (private collection), and a Lot and his Daughters (J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles). The Sauli series was amongst the most important commissions Orazio Gentileschi received.

A second version of this painting is in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid.

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