Paolo Veronese

Allegory of Virtue and Vice (The Choice of Hercules)



Paolo Veronese - Allegory of Virtue and Vice (The Choice of Hercules)

Literature

The Frick Collection, an illustrated Catalogue, New York, 1968, Volume II, pp. 274-284 info

Frederick Ilchman, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Farnham, England, 2009, fig. 27


Provenance

Emperor Rudolph II
Queen Christina of Sweden, Stockholm and Rome
Bequeathed by her in 1689 to Cardinal Decio Azzolini, Rome
Marchese Pompeo Azzolini, Rome
Sold by him in 1696 to Prince Livio Odescalchi
Marchese Baldassare Odescalchi and Cardinal Erba Odescalchi (1713)
Sold by them in 1721 to the Duc d’Orléans
Orléans family
Sold to Walkeurs in 1792
Sold by him in 1792 to Laborde-Méréville
Duke of Bridgewater and Lords Gower and Carlisle
Thomas Hope (1799–1800)
The Hope family
Sold by the trustees of the Hope family to Agnew
With Knoedler (1910)
Frick, 1912
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External links

Frick Collection, New York Accession number 1912.1.129

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Paolo Veronese
Allegory of Virtue and Vice (The Choice of Hercules)
c. 1565
Oil on canvas
The Frick Collection, New York