Giovanni Bellini - Orpheus

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 237


Provenance

possibly Giovanni Cornaro, Venice, by c. 1520
possibly Charles I, King of England (died 1649)
Stefano Bardini (1836-1922), Florence
presumably by inheritance to Ugo Bardini, Paris, sold 1925 to Agnew
with Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London on joint account with Arthur J. Sulley and Co., London
inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park after purchase 1925 by funds of the estate
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.9.2

Other works by Giovanni Bellini


Giovanni Bellini The Virgin and Child
The Virgin and Child
c. 1480-85

Giovanni Bellini Doge Leonardo Loredan
Doge Leonardo Loredan
1501-04

Giovanni Bellini St. Jerome in the Desert
St. Jerome in the Desert
c. 1460

Giovanni Bellini Young Woman at her Toilette
Young Woman at her Toilette
1515

Giovanni Bellini
Orpheus
c. 1515
39.5 x 81 cm
Oil on wood transferred to canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection