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Title:

Hermes, Herse and Aglauros

Maker:

Veronese (Paolo Caliari); painter; 1528-1588

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1576 1584
dates are for a series of paintings of which the present is a member

School/Style(s):

Italian; Venetian School

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 232.4, cm
width, 173.0, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Provenance:

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

Notes:

Engraved: by F. Joullain, 'Recueil d'estampes d'après les Plus Beaux tableaux...qui sont en France (Recueil Crozat)', (1742), II, pl. XX of 'The Venetian Pictures' by Moitte ((?) P.E.) in J. Couché, 'Galerie du Palais Royal, (1808), II.

Acquisition Credit:

Founder's Bequest

Inscription:

signature; on the plinth of the balustrade; PAVLVS CALIAR / VERONESIS FACI

Documentation:

Earp, F. R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 33, 34

Goodison, J. W.. Robertson, G. H.. 1967. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Italian School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 125-127
pl. 36

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 234

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 203

Winter, Carl. 1958. The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey.London: Trianon Press
pl. 54

Freedberg, S.J.. 1971. Painting in Italy, 1500-1600. Pelican History of Artp. 382

Art in America.p. 237
fig. 10

Stryienski, C.. 1913. La Galerie du Régent.p. 154

Granberg, O.. 1897. La Galerie de Tableaux de la Reine Christine de Suède.
pl. XXXII (from an engraving)

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1952. Handbook and Guide to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.):
and later editions, pl. III

, British Broadcasting Corporation Painting of the Month.
(in colour), detail of the head of Mercury (in monochrome)

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 33

Goodison, J. W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 24
detail of the dog (in colour)

Waterhouse, Ellis. Veronese's 'Mercury, Herse and Aglauros'.
Source Title: The Listener LXV (13-1961)
p. 664

Accession:

Object Number: 143
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 577; input: 1999-12-14; modified: 2017-01-04)

Related
Resource:

Pharos

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/577





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