Giorgione

The Adoration of the Shepherds



Giorgione - The Adoration of the Shepherds

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 232


Provenance

Cardinal Joseph Fesch (1763-1839), Rome
his sale, Palazzo Ricci, Rome, 17 March 1845 and days following, nr. 874
Claudius Tarral, Paris
Tarral sale, Christie & Manson, London, 11 June 1847, nr. 55
purchased by Banting for Thomas Wentworth Beaumont (died 1848), Bretton Hall, Yorkshire, England
by inheritance to his son, Wentworth Blackett Beaumont, 1st baron Allendale (1829-1907), Bretton Hall
by inheritance to his son, Wentworth Canning Blackett Beaumont, 1st viscount and 2nd baron Allendale (1860-1923), Bretton Hall
by inheritance to his son, Wentworth Henry Canning Beaumont, 2nd viscount and 3rd baron Allendale (1890-1956), Bretton Hall
sold August 1937 to Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris
sold 1938 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1939 to NGA



Other works by Giorgione


Giorgione and Titian Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman
Portrait of a Venetian Gentleman
c. 1510

Giorgione Sleeping Venus
Sleeping Venus
1508-10

Giorgione Portrait of a Young Man
Portrait of a Young Man

Giorgione The Adoration of the Kings
The Adoration of the Kings
c. 1505

Giorgione
The Adoration of the Shepherds
c. 1505/10
91 x 111 cm
Oil on wood
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection