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Venus and Cupid with a lute-player

Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) (painter)

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Title/s

Venus and Cupid with a lute-player

Maker/s

Tiziano Vecellio (Titian) (painter)

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

Italian

Venetian School

Technique Description

oil on canvas

Dimensions

height: 150.5 cm
width: 196.8 cm

Date

1555 to 1565

Provenance

bequeathed: Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount 1816 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

probably coll. Emperor Rudolf II (d.1612); Imperial collection, Prague, by 1621; taken to Sweden after the fall of Prague, 1648; Queen Christina of Sweden, Rome (d. 1689); Orleans family; exh. for sale, London, Lyceum, 1798/9 (199), bt. Viscount Fitzwilliam

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 30]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 196]
  3. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 176]
  4. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 207]
  5. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 55]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
  6. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 278]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: detail]
  7. (1950) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1949, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: pl. III]
  8. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press
    [comments: pl. 52]
  9. Studdert-Kennedy, W.G. 'Titian: The Fitzwilliam Venus', [page: 348]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1958)
    [comments: fig. 19]
  10. Goodison, J.W. 'Titian's 'Venus and Cupid with a lute-player' in the Fitzwilliam Museum', [page: 494]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1965)
  11. Valcanover, F. (1960) Tutta la Pittura di Tiziano,
    [comments: pl. 73]
  12. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: pl. 18b]
  13. Goodison, J.W. (1967) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 167-172]
    [comments: pl. 40]
  14. Woodfield, Ian (1984) The Early History of the Viol, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 131]
    [comments: pl. 80]
  15. Studdart-Kennedy, Gerald Titian: metaphors of love and renewal, [page: 27-40]
    Source title: Word & Image (1987)
    [comments: p. 39, fig. 9]
  16. Hunt, Edgar Titian and the Recorder, [page: 94]
    Source title: The Recorder Magazine (1990)
  17. Phillips, Tom Music in art, [page: 21]
    Source title: BBC Music Magazine (1995)
  18. Rowland-Jones, Anthony (1995) The Recorder's medieval and renaissance repertoire, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 49]
    Source title: The Cambridge Companion to the Recorder (
    [comments: pl. 17]
  19. Rowland-Jones, Anthony The Minuet: painter-musicians in triple time, [page: 419]
    Source title: Early Music (1998)
    [comments: detail of the open bassus partbook, showing the use of the F5 clef]

Accession Number

129 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 654; Input Date: 1999-12-16 / Last Edit: 2009-01-27)

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