An Allegory of Prudence

Titian - An Allegory of Prudence


Christopher Baker and Tom Henry, The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London, 2001, p. 670


Pierre Crozat, Paris, by 1740
Duc de Tallard, Paris
his sale, Remy et Glomy, Paris, 22 March to 7 May 1756, nr. 84
Chevalier Menabuoni, by 1766
Lucien Bonaparte, Rome
his sales, Christie's, London, 6 February 1815, nr. 119, (bought in) and Stanley, London, 16 May 1816, nr. 167, (bought in), and Paris, 25 December 1822 to 10 January 1823, nr. 28
acquired by the 4th Earl of Aberdeen from Samuel Woodburn, 1826
by descent to the 7th Earl of Aberdeen, London and Haddo House, Aberdeenshire
Baron Alfred Charles de Rothschild, 1917
by whom bequeathed to Almina, Countess of Caernavon, 1918
Francis Howard, London, by 1924
his sale, Christie's, London, 25 November 1955, nr. 44, bought Leggatt, London
with David Koetser, London
by whom presented to the Gallery, 1966

External links

National Gallery, London Accession number NG6376

Other works by Titian

Titian Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man
c. 1520

Titian Saint Jerome
Saint Jerome
late 1550s

Titian The Three Ages of Man
The Three Ages of Man
c. 1513

Titian The Holy Family and a Shepherd
The Holy Family and a Shepherd
c. 1510

An Allegory of Prudence
c. 1560-70
75.5 x 68.4 cm
Oil on canvas
The National Gallery, London