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Title:

A couple in embrace

Maker:

Tiziano Vecellio; draughtsman; Italian artist, 1489/90-1576

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

Italian

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

charcoal; medium
black chalk; medium
white chalk; medium
paper; support; blue-grey

Technique
Description:

charcoal and black chalk with white highlights on faded blue-grey paper

Dimension(s):

height, 252, mm
width, 258, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1937; Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Provenance:

?Sir P.P. Rubens; J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2183); Ricketts and Shannon

Inscription:

; below centre; brown ink; an

Alternative
Number:

Lugt; 2183

Exhibition(s):

Treasures of Cambridge. 1959-03-17 - 1959-04-18
Organiser: Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
Venue: Goldsmith's Hall, London?
Catalogue number: 6

Italian Art. 1930
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 669

The Genius of Venice. 1983-11-26 - 1984-03-06
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: D. 75

All for Art: The Ricketts & Shannon Collection. 1979-10-09 - 1979-12-03
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 202

European Drawings from the Fitzwilliam. 1976
Organiser: International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C., USA
Venue: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
Catalogue number: 45

Venetian Drawings. 1980 - 1981
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Notes: Handlist, p. 3.

Da Pisanello a Tiepolo. 1992
Venue: Fondazione Cini, Venice
Catalogue number: 10

Venetian Drawings [1991]. 1991
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia. 1976
Venue: Fondazione Cini, Venice
Catalogue number: '"

Le siècle de Titien. 1993
Venue: Grand Palais, Colmar, Paris

Italian Drawings: Highlights from the Collection. 2011-02-08 - 2011-07-10
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Mellon Gallery

Documentation:

Valcanover, F.. 1960. Tutta la Pittura di Tiziano.p. 43

Suida, W.. 1933. Tiziano.p. 333
No. 572.

Tietze, Hans. 1936. Tizian, Leben und Werk.Vienna: p. 215. 217

Tietze, Hans. 1950. Titian: the paintings and Drawings.London?: p. 407

Sutton, Denys. 1963. Titian.
Figure 79.

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 30

Popham, Arthur Ewart. 1931. Italian Drawings exhibited at the Royal Academy.London?: Burlington Housep. 73,
No. 223.

Tietze, Hans. Tietze-Conrat, E.. 1944. The Drawings of the Venetian Painters of the 15th and 16th Centuries.New York:
No. 1886.

d' Albanella, Graziano. 1950. Venetian Drawings XV - XVIII Centuries.London?: p. 47

Hadeln, D. von. 1924. Zeichnungen des Tizian.Berlin: p. 52
Pl. 33.

Hadeln, D. von. 1927. Titian's Drawings.London?: p. 4-22

Winter, Carl. 1953. Treasures of Cambridge.London?:
No. 56.

Ames, W.. 1962. Great Drawings of all Time, Italian School.New York: p. 215

Pignatti, Terisio. 1970. I disegni dei maestri. La scuola veneta.Milan: p. 89
Figure 17.

Meijer, Bert W.. 1976. Ommaggio a Tiziano. Mostra di disegni, lettere e stampe di Tiziano e artisti nordici.Florence: p. 9, 26

Oberhuber, Konrad. 1976. Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia.Vicenza: p. 33, 99
No. 43.

Pignatti, Terisio. Chiarini, Marco. 1979. Tiziano. Disegni.Florence: p. 11
No .XLIV.

Wethey, Harold Edwin. 1987. Titian and his Drawings with Reference to Giorgione and Some Close Contemporaries.New Jersey: Princeton University Pressp. 39, 137
No. 11.

Wiel, Maria Agnese Chiari Moretto. 1989. Tiziano Corpus dei Disegni.Milan: p. 97
No. 38.

Fröhlich-Bum, L.. Studien zu Handzeichnungen der Italienischen Renaissance.
Source Title: Jahrbuch der Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien(1928)
p. 198
N.S. II, no. 39.

Tietze, Hans. Tietze-Conrat, E.. Tizian-Studien.
Source Title: Jahrbuch der Kunsthitorischen Sammlungen in Wien(1936)
p. 186, 192
N.S., X, no.36.

Pignatti, Terisio. 'Disegni di Tiziano: tre mostre a Firenze e a Venezia'.
Source Title: Arte Veneta XXX (1976)
p. 269

Gould, C.. 'Three Titian Exhibitions'. Master Drawings Association, Inc.
Source Title: Master Drawings XV (1977)
p. 46

Pignatti, Terisio. 'Fondazione Giorgio Cini. Esposizioni: Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia. Tiziano e la silografia veneziana del Cinquecento'.
Source Title: Pantheon XXX (1977)
p. 169

Hulst, R.-A. D'. 'Jordaens Drawings: Supplement I'. Master Drawings Association, Inc.
Source Title: Master Drawings XVIII (1980)
p. 361
Fig. 1.

Accession:

Object Number: 2256
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 7960; input: 2000-06-21; modified: 2012-03-22)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 701957)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/7960





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