Tribute Money ( Staatliche Gemäldegalerie); or Christ with the Coin

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Title: Tribute Money ( Staatliche Gemäldegalerie); or Christ with the Coin

Date work started: 1516

Date work completed: 1516

Place created: Venice

Patron: Alfonso I d'Este

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Material: oil on panel

Dimensions: 75.0cm X 56.0cm

Genre: religious

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 1 of 8

    Owner Name: Titian

    In possession from: 1516 to 1516

    Location: Ca' del Duca

    Notes:

    Christopher Nygren has argued for the title change to "Christ with the Coin." Farinella argues that the execution date should be changed to 1520-1.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pp. 163-4. Nygren, Christopher, 'Titian's 'Christ with the Coin': Recovering the Spiritual Currency of Numismatics in Renaissance Ferrara"' Renaissance Quarterly vol. 69 : (2016), pp. 449-88. Farinella, Vincenzo, Alfonso I d'Este: Immagini e il potere, (Milan: , 2014) pp. 465-86.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 2 of 8

    Owner Name: Alfonso I d'Este

    In possession from: 1516 to 1534

    Location: Castello Estense

    Notes:

    Wethey only mentions Alfonso I d'Este and then Cesare d'Este when he takes the painting to Modena in 1598 (after the death of Alfonso II d'Este).

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pp. 163-4.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 3 of 8

    Owner Name: Ercole II d'Este

    In possession from: 1534 to 1559

    Location: Castello Estense

    Notes:

    A 1543 inventory, reproduced in Cittadella, describes the picture as being in the "camerino adorato." The picture is also described as being used as a cabinet in 1559. For this use, see Hood and Hope.

    Citations: Cittadella, Luigi Napoleone, Documenti ed illustrazioni riguardanti la storia artistica ferrarese, (Ferrara: , 1868) p. 96. Hood, William, and Charles Hope, 'Titian's Vatican Altarpiece and the Pictures Underneath' Art Bulletin vol. 59 : 4 (1977), p. 547.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 4 of 8

    Owner Name: Alfonso II d'Este

    In possession from: 1559 to 1597

    Location: Castello Estense

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 5 of 8

    Owner Name: Cesare d'Este

    In possession from: 1597 to 1598

    Location: Castello Estense

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 6 of 8

    Owner Name: Cesare d'Este

    In possession from: 1598 to 1628

    Location: Palazzo Ducale

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pp. 163-4.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 7 of 8

    Owner Name: House of Este

    In possession from: 1628 to 1746

    Location: Palazzo Ducale

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 8 of 8

    Owner Name: Staatliche Gemäldegalerie

    In possession from: 1746 to Present

    Location: Staatliche Gemäldegalerie

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold, The Paintings of Titian, v. 1: The Religious Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1969) pp. 163-4.


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