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Hermes, Herse and Aglauros

Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (painter)


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Title/s

Hermes, Herse and Aglauros

Maker/s

Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (painter) [ULAN info: 1528-1588]

Category

painting

Name

painting

School/Style

Italian

Venetian School

Technique Description

oil on canvas

Dimensions

height: 232.4 cm
width: 173.0 cm

Date

1576 to 1584

Provenance

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

probably coll. Emperor Rudolph 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 (200), not sold; sale London by Coxe, Burrell and Foster, Mr Bryan's Gallery, 14 Feb. 1800 (49), bt. Walton

Founder's Bequest

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. signature
    Position: on the plinth of the balustrade
    Content: PAVLVS CALIAR / VERONESIS FACI

Documentation

  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 33]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 33, 34]
  3. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 203]
  4. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 234]
  5. Granberg, O. (1897) La Galerie de Tableaux de la Reine Christine de Suède,
    [comments: pl. XXXII (from an engraving)]
  6. Stryienski, C. (1913) La Galerie du Régent, [page: 154]
  7. Art in America, [page: 237] 1936)
    [comments: fig. 10]
  8. (1952) Handbook and Guide to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: and later editions, pl. III]
  9. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press
    [comments: pl. 54]
  10. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 24]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: detail of the dog (in colour)]
  11. Painting of the Month, January 1961)
    [comments: (in colour), detail of the head of Mercury (in monochrome)]
  12. Waterhouse, Ellis Veronese's 'Mercury, Herse and Aglauros', [page: 664]
    Source title: The Listener (13 1961)
  13. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: pl. 19a]
  14. Goodison, J.W. (1967) [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960], London [page: 94]
    Source title: Illustrated London News (1960)
    [comments: detail of Herse (in colour)]
  15. Goodison, J.W. (1967) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 125-127]
    [comments: pl. 36]
  16. Freedberg, S.J. (1971) Painting in Italy, 1500-1600, : Pelican History of Art [page: 382]

Accession Number

143 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 577; Input Date: 1999-12-14 / Last Edit: 2009-09-21)

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