Venus and Adonis (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)

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Title: Venus and Adonis (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)

Date work started: 1560

Date work completed: 1560

Place created: Venice

Patron: unknown

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Material: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 106.8cm X 136.0cm

Genre: myth

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 1 of 9

    Owner Name: Titian

    In possession from: 1560 to 1565

    Location: Casa Grande, Venice

    Notes:

    http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.1223.html

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 2 of 9

    Owner Name: Barbarigo

    In possession from: Unknown to 1675

    Location: Palazzo Barbarigo

    Notes:

    Wethey says that the painting was purchased from the Barbarigo family by Lord Sunderland in 1675.

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 3 of 9

    Owner Name: Ann Russell Digby, Countess of Bristol

    In possession from: 1675 to 1685

    Location: Wimbeldon

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 4 of 9

    Owner Name: Ann Digby Spencer, Countess of Sunderland

    In possession from: 1685 to 1715

    Location: Althorp, Northamptonshire

    Notes:

    By inheritance.

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  • Sequence: Itinerary 5 of 9

    Owner Name: Earls of Spencer

    In possession from: 1715 to 1922

    Location: Althorp, Northamptonshire

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 6 of 9

    Owner Name: Agnew & Co.

    In possession from: 1922 to 1924

    Location: 43 Old Bond St., London

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 7 of 9

    Owner Name: Arthur J. Sulley

    In possession from: 1924 to 1925

    Location: 54 Grosvenor St., London

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 8 of 9

    Owner Name: Joseph E. Widener

    In possession from: 1925 to 1942

    Location: Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

    Notes:

    Wether says the painting was in Philadelphia

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


  • Sequence: Itinerary 9 of 9

    Owner Name: National Gallery of Art

    In possession from: 1942 to Present

    Location: Washington, DC

    Notes:

    Citations: Wethey, Harold E. , The Paintings of Titian, v. 3 : The Mythological and Historical Paintings, (London: Phaidon, 1975) p. 193.


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