Inv. n°: MMoCA41MA

Massacre of the Triumvirate

Made in France.

h. 82.5 x w. 145 cm

c. 1570

Oil on panel


  • Formerly part of a private family collection in Rosteague, Portschatho, Cornwall, UK, Until 1959, Inherited from the previous owner: W: Graham. Thence by descent to W: Graham's daughter. passed by descent through the Jekyll family (Agnes Jekyll was William Graham's daughter) to her daughter Pamela who was married to Reginald McKenna, liberal MP and member of Asquith's cabinet 1906-1916, later chairman of midland bank.
  • Sold by the family at Christies London Sale no. 1959
  • Sotheby's Old Master Paintings Day Sale, London, 5th July 2005
  • Sold to Amell International Lux S.A., Luxembourg, July 2007
  • Acquired at Amell International Lux S.A, Luxembourg, 19th December 2008


  • J. Erhmann, Antoine Caron, Paris, 1986, pp. 21-26, figs. 3-8 and p. 221, figs. 247-252
  • Christie's, Old Masters Sale no. 1959
  • Sotheby's, Old Master Paintings Day Sale, London, 5th July 2007, lot 111
  • Valérie Auclair, L’oeil médusé. Perspective et interprétations des Massacres du Triumvirat d’Antoine Caron (1566), Communications, 2009/2, n°(85), 2009, pp. 79-101
  • D. Alberge, "Rubens and Neo-Classical art" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 296, fig. 7
  • J. Oorthuys, "Enjoy the Experience of a Museum with Difference!MACM", Ancient Warfare, Karwansaray Publishers, The Netherlands, June/July 2020, vol. XII, issue 6, p. 59
  • J. Osgood, "Enjoy the Experience of a Museum with Difference!MACM" in J. Oorthuys (ed.), Ancient History, Karwansaray Publishers, Rotterdam, Jun/Jul 2020, no. 28, p. 59


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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