Palma Giovane

Portrait of Doge Marcantonio Memmo



Palma Giovane - Portrait of Doge Marcantonio Memmo


Provenance

Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689), Palazzo Riario, Rome, by c. 1662
by whom bequeathed to Cardinal Dezio 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'Orleans (died 1723)
by descent in the Orleans collection at the Palais Royal, Paris, to Louis-Philippe-Joseph, 5th Duc d'Orleans (Philippe Égalité)
by whom sold in 1791 to Viscount Walchiers
François de Laborde de Méréville
exhibited for sale at Bryan's Gallery, London, 1798-9 (nr.24), but reserved for the 3rd Duke of Bridgewater
by inheritance to the 2nd Marquess of Stafford (later 1st Duke of Sutherland, 1758-1833), Cleveland House, London
by inheritance to Lord Francis Egerton (later 1st Earl of Ellesmere), Cleveland (later Bridgewater) House, London
by descent to the present owner
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Palma Giovane
Portrait of Doge Marcantonio Memmo
c. 1612-15
112 x 93 cm
Oil on canvas
Private collection