Saint Catherine of Alexandria at Prayer

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Title: Saint Catherine of Alexandria at Prayer

Date work started: 1567

Date work completed: 1567

Place created: Venice

Patron: Cardinal Alessandrino Farnese

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Material: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 119.1cm X 100.0cm

Genre: religious

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 1 of 13

    Owner Name: Titian

    In possession from: 1567 to 1567

    Location: Casa Grande

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-30.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 2 of 13

    Owner Name: Cardinal Alessandrino Farnese

    In possession from: 1568 to 1598

    Location: Palazzo Valentini

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-30. Gronau, Giorgio , 'Alcuni quadri di Tiziano illustrati da documenti' Bollettino d'arte vol. 30 : (1936-1937), pages 294-296.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 3 of 13

    Owner Name: Manuel de Acevedo y Zuñiga, 6th Count of Monterrey

    In possession from: 1598 to 1653

    Location: Madrid

    Notes:

    Citations: Burke, Marcus B. and Peter Cherry, Collections of Paintings in Madrid, 1601-1755, (London: , 1997) no. 69, pages 502, 505, document 57. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 4 of 13

    Owner Name: Gaspar de Haro y Guzman, 7th Marques de Carpio

    In possession from: 1653 to 1691

    Location: Madrid

    Notes:

    Citations: Burke, Marcus B. and Peter Cherry, Collections of Paintings in Madrid, 1601-1755, (London: , 1997) no. 155, page 472, document 49. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 5 of 13

    Owner Name: Spanish Royal Family?

    In possession from: 1691 to Unknown

    Location: El Escorial?

    Notes:

    The painting passes into the hands of William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, sometime before his death in 1825. The earliest date for it to enter his collection is sometime after his birth in 1753.

    Citations: Burke, Marcus B. and Peter Cherry, Collections of Paintings in Madrid, 1601-1755, (London: , 1997) no. 561, pages 831, 859, document 115. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 6 of 13

    Owner Name: William Waldegrave, 1st Baron of Radstock

    In possession from: 1825 to 1826

    Location: Longford Castle

    Notes:

    Wethey only mentions Lord Radstock (sale, Christie's, 12 May, 1826, lot no. 39), and omits the earlier itineraries cited above.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-30. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 7 of 13

    Owner Name: Charles Dixon

    In possession from: 1826 to 1855

    Location: Stansted Park

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-130. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 8 of 13

    Owner Name: George Wilder

    In possession from: 1855 to 1911

    Location: Stansted Park

    Notes:

    Entered the collection of George Wilder, the nephew of Charles Dixon, sometime after 1855. This is the date of Dixon's death and when the painting passed into the hands of his widow.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-130. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 9 of 13

    Owner Name: A. L. Nicholson

    In possession from: 1911 to 1912

    Location: Llandaff House, Weybridge

    Notes:

    Ilchman notes that the owner is F. Nicholson rather than Wethey's identification of A. L. Nicholson.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pages 129-130. Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) page 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 10 of 13

    Owner Name: Agnew & Sons

    In possession from: 1912 to 1913

    Location: 43 Old Bond Street

    Notes:

    Getty Research Institute, Records of Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd., 1852-1938, microfiche no. 33.

    Citations: Ilchman, Frederick, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2009) pages 293.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 11 of 13

    Owner Name: Leopold Koppel

    In possession from: 1913 to 1927

    Location: Berlin

    Notes:

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 12 of 13

    Owner Name: Albert Koppel

    In possession from: 1927 to 1948

    Location: Toronto

    Notes:

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 13 of 13

    Owner Name: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    In possession from: 1948 to Present

    Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Notes:

    Wethey, v. 1, pp. 129-130

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