Titian

Venus and Adonis



Titian - Venus and Adonis

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 259


Provenance

Robert Spencer, 2nd earl of Sunderland (1641-1702), London and Althorp, Northamptonshire, by 1679
by inheritance to his youngest son, the Hon. John Spencer (died 1746), Althorp
by inheritance to John Spencer, 1st earl Spencer (1734-1783), Althorp
by inheritance to George John Spencer, 2nd earl Spencer (1758-1834), Althorp
by inheritance to John Charles Spencer, 3rd earl Spencer (1782-1845), Althorp
by inheritance to Frederick Spencer, 4th earl Spencer (1798-1857), Althorp
by inheritance to John Poyntz Spencer, 5th earl Spencer (1835-1910), Althorp
by inheritance to Charles Robert Spencer, 6th earl Spencer (1857-1922), Althorp
by inheritance to Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th earl Spencer (1892-1975), Althorp
sold 1924 to Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London
sold 1925 to 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 purchased 1925 by funds of the Estate
gift 1942 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1942.9.84

Other works by Titian


Titian Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man

Titian Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man
c. 1512

Titian The Bacchanal
The Bacchanal
c. 1520

Titian The Emperor Charles V on Horseback, in Mühlberg
The Emperor Charles V on Horseback, in Mühlberg
1548

Titian
Venus and Adonis
after 1560
106.8 x 136 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Widener Collection