Portrait of Cardinal Pietro Bembo

Hello there! You currently aren't logged in. If you signed up for an account, you could:

Add this painting to a personal collection

Favorite this painting

In the meantime, you can still view the animated provenance by clicking the button below:

View Provenance on Map

Title: Portrait of Cardinal Pietro Bembo

Date work started: 1540

Date work completed: 1540

Place created: Venice

Patron: Cardinal Pietro Bembo

Back

Material: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 94.5cm X 76.5cm

Genre: portrait

Back
  • Sequence: Itinerary 1 of 9

    Owner Name: Titian

    In possession from: 1540 to 1540

    Location: Venice

    Notes:

    Humphrey says it was painted in 1539 (p.128)

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 2: The Portraits, (London: Phaidon, 1971) p. 82.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 2 of 9

    Owner Name: Cardinal Pietro Bembo

    In possession from: 1540 to 1547

    Location: Palazzo Baldassini

    Notes:

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 3 of 9

    Owner Name: Leoni Galli

    In possession from: 1547 to 1636

    Location: unknown

    Notes:

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 4 of 9

    Owner Name: Barberini Family

    In possession from: 1636 to 1890

    Location: Palazzo Barberini

    Notes:

    The Portrait was included in the Barberini Inventory of 1631 (Wethey, Volume 2)

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 5 of 9

    Owner Name: Elia Volpi

    In possession from: 1890 to 1905

    Location: Villa Pia

    Notes:

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 6 of 9

    Owner Name: Colnaghi

    In possession from: 1905 to 1906

    Location: 144/6 New Bond Street

    Notes:

    Wether says Colnaghi still had the painting as late as 1928

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 7 of 9

    Owner Name: Charles Schwab

    In possession from: 1906 to 1942

    Location: Riverside Drive and 73rd Street

    Notes:

    Charles Schwab acquired the painting sometime before 1936 (Wethey, Volume 2)

    Citations:


  • Sequence: Itinerary 8 of 9

    Owner Name: Samuel H. Kress Foundation

    In possession from: 1942 to 1952

    Location: Samuel H. Kress Foundation

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 2: The Portraits, (London: Phaidon, 1971) p. 83.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 9 of 9

    Owner Name: National Gallery

    In possession from: 1952 to Present

    Location: National Gallery

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 2: The Portraits, (London: Phaidon, 1971) p. 82.


Add Mapping Data | Back

Useful links: