Venus Anadyomene (Venus Rising from the Sea)

Titian - Venus Anadyomene (Venus Rising from the Sea)


Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689), Palazzo Riario, Rome, by c. 1662
by whom bequeathed to Cardinal Decio Azzolino (died 1689)
by inheritance to his nephew, Marchese Pomponio Azzolino
from whom purchased in 1692 by Prince Livio Odescalchi (died 1713)
by inheritance to Prince Odescalchi-Erba
from whom purchased in 1720 by Philippe, 2nd Duc d'Orléans (1674-1723)
by descent in the Orléans collection at the Palais Royal, Paris, to Louis-Philippe-Joseph, 5th Duc d'Orléans (Philippe Égalité)
by whom sold in 1791 to Viscount Walchiers
François de Laborde de Méréville
exhibited for sale at Bryan's Gallery, London, 1798-99 (nr. 49), but reserved for the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater
by inheritance to the 2nd Marquess of Stafford (later 1st Duke of Sutherland), Stafford House, London
by inheritance to Lord Francis Egerton, later 1st Earl of Ellesmere, Bridgewater House, London
by descent to the 5th Earl of Ellesmere (later 6th Duke of Sutherland)
by whom places on loan to the Gallery in 1945
acquired by the Gallery by private treaty sale, partially in lieu of inheritance tax, from the Trustees of the 7th Duke of Sutherland, with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Scottish Executive, and the National Art Collections Fund, 2003

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Venus Anadyomene (Venus Rising from the Sea)
c. 1520
74 x 56.2 cm
Oil on canvas
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh