Circle of Diego Velázquez - Pope Innocent X



Circle of Diego Velázquez
Pope Innocent X
c. 1650
49 x 42 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection


Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 314


Exhibitions

2015 Velázquez, Nr. 72

Provenance

Sir Robert Walpole, 1st earl of Orford (1676-1745), Houghton Hall, Norfolk
by inheritance to his son, Robert Walpole, 2nd earl of Orford (1700-1751), Houghton Hall
by inheritance to his son, George Walpole, 3rd earl of Orford (1730-1791), Houghton Hall
sold 1779, through Count Aleksei Semonovich Musin-Pushkin, Russian ambassador to England, to Catherine II, empress of Russia (1729-1796), Saint Petersburg
Imperial Hermitage Gallery, Saint Petersburg, inv. no. 418
sold July 1930, as a painting by Velázquez, through Matthiesen Gallery, Berlin, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, and M. Knoedler & Co., New York to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 30 March 1932 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.80

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