Landscape with Shepherds
Bassano, Francesco II (Francesco II da Ponte); painter; Italian artist, c.1549-1592
See published catalogue.
Italian; Venetian School
oil paint; medium
oil on canvas
height, 65.7, cm
width, 93.7, cm
bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount
Queen Christina of Sweden (d.1689); bequeathed to Cardinal Azzolini, Rome, (d.1689); inherited by his nephew Marchese Pompeo Azzolini; bought from him by Prince Livio Odescalchi; inherited by his nephew, Baldassare Odescalchi, Duke of Bracciano; bought from him by Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, Regent of France, 1721; descended to his great-grandson, Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orleans, (Philippe Egalite), who sold it with rest of the Italian and the French pictures to Viscount Walskiers of Brussels, 1791; bought from him by François Laborde de Méréville, who sold the collection to Mr Bryan, of London (acting for the Duke of Bridgewater, the Earl of Carlisle and Earl Gower)
Engraved by Massard, J.B.R.U., and Niquet, C. in Couche, J., Galerie du Palais Royal, II (1808).
Sale Exhibition. 1798 - 1799
Venue: Lyceum, London?
Earp, F.R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 16
Goodison, J.W.. Robertson, G.H.. 1967. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 9-10
Object Number: 114
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 117; input: 1999-11-29; modified: 2011-02-28)