Bernardino Luini

The Misfortunes of Cephalus



Bernardino Luini - The Misfortunes of Cephalus

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 230


Provenance

Commissioned c. 1522 by Gerolamo Rabia for either the Casa Rabia, Milan, or his country house, La Pelucca, near Monza
Michele Cavaleri, Milan
sold 1873 to Enrico (Henri) Cernuschi (1821-1896), Paris and Menton, until at least 1895
with Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris, by 1897
Rodolphe Kann (died 1905), Paris, by 1900
his estate
sold 1907 to Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris
sold 1942 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1943 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1943.4.59

Other works by Bernardino Luini


Bernardino Luini The Virgin and Child in a Landscape
The Virgin and Child in a Landscape

Bernardino Luini Procris Pierced by Cephalus' Javelin
Procris Pierced by Cephalus' Javelin
c. 1522/23

Bernardino Luini Putto picking Grapes
Putto picking Grapes

Bernardino Luini The Despair of Cephalus
The Despair of Cephalus
c. 1522/23

Bernardino Luini
The Misfortunes of Cephalus
c. 1522/23
176.2 x 107.3 cm
Fresco transferred to canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection