Danae (Art Institute of Chicago)

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Title: Danae (Art Institute of Chicago)

Date work started: 1554

Date work completed: 1554

Place created: Venice

Patron: unknown

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Material: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 120.6cm X 169.6cm

Genre: myth

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 1 of 7

    Owner Name: Titian

    In possession from: 1554 to Unknown

    Location: Casa Grande, Venice

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 2 of 7

    Owner Name: Earl of Chesterfield

    In possession from: Unknown to Unknown

    Location: Unknown

    Notes:

    Wethey, Harold. The Paintings of Titian, III (1975), pp. 209-210, cat. no. X-10 (as follower or workshop of Titian); dated 1570-80. Wethey notes the presence of an unidentified collector's mark on the back of the canvas: WEPLC.

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 3 of 7

    Owner Name: Walter Richardson

    In possession from: 1921 to Unknown

    Location: London

    Notes:

    D. C. R., "A New Titian," Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago (1907-1951), Vol. 22, No. 5 (May, 1928), pp. 61-63.

    Wethey, Harold. The Paintings of Titian, III (1975), pp. 209-210, cat. no. X-10.

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 4 of 7

    Owner Name: Annesley Gore, Ltd.

    In possession from: Unknown to 1927

    Location: 58 Pall Mall, London

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 210.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 5 of 7

    Owner Name: Mr. and Mrs. Howard Spaulding

    In possession from: 1927 to Unknown

    Location: Chicago

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 210.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 6 of 7

    Owner Name: Mrs. Charles Hickox

    In possession from: 1940 to 1970

    Location: New York City

    Notes:

    Mrs. Spaulding remarried a Mr. Hickox, upon her death Danae was bequeathed to the Barker Welfare Foundation.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 210.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 7 of 7

    Owner Name: Barker Welfare Foundation

    In possession from: 1970 to Present

    Location: Art Institute of Chicago

    Notes:

    On long-term loan to the Art Institute of Chicago.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 210.


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