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image of Gian Federico Madruzzo Giovanni Battista Moroni (artist)
Italian, c. 1525 - 1578
Gian Federico Madruzzo, c. 1560
oil on canvas
overall: 201.9 x 116.8 cm (79 1/2 x 46 in.) framed: 237.5 x 153 x 8.4 cm (93 1/2 x 60 1/4 x 3 5/16 in.)
Timken Collection
1960.6.27
Not on View
From the Tour: Venice and the North
Object 6 of 6

Provenance

Commissioned by the Madruzzo family, Prince Bishops of Trent, Castello del Buon Consiglio, Trent, Italy, until 1658; by inheritance to Baroni di Roccabruna, Trent;[1] by inheritance 1735 to Baroni Gaudenti della Torre, Trent; by inheritance by 1833 to Baroni Salvadori, Casa Salvadori, Trent; by inheritance to Baroni Isidro and Valentino, Salvadori, Casa Salvadori, Trent;[2] sold 1907 through (Trotti et Cie., Paris) and (M. Knoedler & Co., Paris) to James Stillman [d. 1918], New York; by inheritance to Charles Chauncey Stillman, New York;[3] (Stillman sale, American Art Association, New York, 3 February 1927, no. 28); purchased by (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); by whom sold to William R. Timken [1866-1949], New York; by inheritance to his widow, Lillian Guyer Timken [1881-1959], New York; bequest 1960 to NGA.

[1] According to the Madruzzi family inventory, inventarium mobilium castri boni consili, p. 19. [2] According to G. B. Emert,Fonti manoscritti inedite per la storia dell'arte nel Trentino, 1939, p. 138. This year is when the Roccobruna family became extinct and the painting passed to the Baroni Guadenti. [3] According to Lionello Venturi, Italian Paintings in America, New York, 1933, vol. III, p. 538.

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