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image of Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos Titian (artist)
Venetian, 1488/1490 - 1576
Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos, c. 1547
oil on canvas
overall: 237.6 x 263 cm (93 9/16 x 103 9/16 in.) framed: 265.5 x 290.9 x 10.7 cm (104 1/2 x 114 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1957.14.6
On View
From the Tour: Titian and the Late Renaissance in Venice
Object 7 of 7

1581Sansovino, Francesco. Venetia città nobilissima et singolare. Venice, 1581: 101.
1648Ridolfi, Carlo. Le maraviglie dell’arte, overo Le vite de gl'illustri pittori veneti, e dello Stato. 2 vols. Venice, 1648: 1:185.
1657Scannelli, Francesco. Il Microcosmo della pittura. Cesena, 1657: 218.
1663Sansovino, Francesco. Venetia città nobilissima et singolare (1581)...Con aggiunta di tutte le cose notabili della stessa città, fatte et occorse dall’anno 1580 fino al presente 1663 da D. Giustiniano Martinioni. Venice, 1663: 284.
1664Boschini, Marco. Le Minere della Pittura. Venice, 1664: 294.
1671Barri, Giacomo. Viaggio pittoresco in cui si notano distintamento tutte le pitture famose de’ più celebri pittori, che si conservano in qualsivoglia città dell’Italia. Venice, 1671: 50.
1705Martinelli, Domenico. Il Ritratto di Venezia. Venice, 1705: 378.
1720Il Gran Teatro delle Pitture e Prospettive di Venezia. 2 vols. Venice, 1720: 1:no. 30.
1733Zanetti, Anton Maria. Descrizione di tutte le pubbliche pitture della città di Venezia. Venice, 1733: 294.
1771Zanetti, Anton Maria. Della pittura veneziana e delle opere pubbliche de' veneziani maestri. Venice, 1771: 124.
1787Dionisi Capitanio, Giovanni. Sommario di memorie, ossia descrizione succinta delli quadri esistenti nella veneranda Scuola grande di S. Giovanni Evangelista ed annessa chiesa con li nomi dei loro pittori. Venice, 1787: 22.
1815Moschini, Gianantonio. Guida per la città di Venezia all'amico delle belle arti. 2 vols. Venice, 1815: 2:508.
1832Zanotto, Francesco. Pinacoteca della I. R. Accademia Veneta di Belle Arti. 2 vols. Venice, 1832-1834: 2:n.p.
1877Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. Titian, His Life and Times. 2 vols. London, 1877: 2:416.
1885Cadorin, Giovanni Battista. Note dei Luoghi dove si trovano Opere di Tiziano. San Fior di Conegliano, 1885: 18.
1895Urbani de Gheltof, Giuseppe Marino. Guida storico-artistica alla Scuola di San Giovanni Evangelista in Venezia. Venice, 1895: 16-17.
1914Ridolfi, Carlo. Le maraviglie dell’arte, overo Le vite de gl'illustri pittori veneti, e dello Stato (Venice, 1648). Edited by Detlev von Hadeln. 2 vols. Berlin, 1914-1924: 1(1914):205.
1933Suida, Wilhelm. Tizian. Zürich and Leipzig, 1933: 68.
1936Tietze, Hans. Tizian: Leben und Werk. 2 vols. Vienna, 1936: 1:188, 232.
1937Wilde, Johannes. "Review of Tizian: Geschichte seiner Farber by Theodor Hetzer." Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 6 (1937): 52-54.
1956Suida, Wilhelm. “Miscellanea Tizianesca, II.” Arte Veneta 10 (1956): 74-75.
1956Walker, John. "The Nation's Newest Old Masters." The National Geographic Magazine 110, no. 5 (November 1956): 631, color repro. 636.
1956Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Colllection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 186, no. 73, repro.
1957Popham, A. E. Correggio’s Drawings. London, 1957: 38-40.
1957Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Venetian School. 2 vols. London, 1957: 1:192.
1958Fisher, M. Roy. Titian’s Assistants During the Later Years. Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University (1958). New York, 1977: 62-66.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 189, repro.
1960Shapley, Fern Rusk. Later Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1960 (Booklet Number Six in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 28, color repro.
1960Valcanover, Francesco. Tutta la pittura di Tiziano. 2 vols. Milan, 1960: 1:74-75, pl. 178.
1961Seymour 1961 (Kress), 121, repro. pl. 117
1962Moschini Marconi, Sandra. Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia, Vol. 2 : Opere d’arte del secolo XVI. Venice, 1962: 262-263.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 307, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 130
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:176, color repro.
1966Schulz, Jürgen. “Titian’s Ceiling in the Scuola di San Giovanni Evangelista.” Art Bulletin 48 (1966): 89-95.
1968Wolters, Wolfgang. Plastische Deckendekorationen des Cinquecento in Venedig und im Veneto. Berlin, 1968: 56.
1968Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 183-184, fig. 431.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 117, repro.
1968Schulz, Jürgen. Venetian Painted Ceilings of the Renaissance. Berkeley, 1968: 84-85.
1969Panofsky, Erwin. Problems in Titian, Mostly Iconographic. New York, 1969: 35-36.
1969Wethey, Harold. The Paintings of Titian. 3 vols. London, 1969-1975: 1(1969):137-138.
1969Pallucchini, Rodolfo. Tiziano. 2 vols. Florence, 1969: 1:95, 283; 2:pl.300.
1969Valcanover, Francesco. L’opera completa di Tiziano. Milan, 1969: 114.
1972Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 203, 420, 647.
1974Wilde, Johannes. Venetian Art from Bellini to Titian. Oxford, 1974: 169, 172-173.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 348, repro.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:490-492, II:pl. 347
1980Pallucchini, Rodolfo. “Tiziano e la problematica del Manierismo.” In Tiziano e Venezia: Convegno internazionale di studi (1976). Vicenza, 1980: 401.
1981Pedrocco, Filippo. “Vicende della Scuola.” In Le scuole di Venezia. Edited by Terisio Pignatti. Milan, 1981: 48-49.
1981Scarpa Sonino, Annalisa. “Sala dell’Albergo Nuovo”. In Le scuole di Venezia. Edited by Terisio Pignatti. Milan, 1981: 66.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 210, no. 258, color repro.
1984Valcanover, Francesco. “Tiziano e la crisi manieristica.” In Cultura e società nel Rinascimento: Tra riforme e manierismi. Edited by Vittore Branca and Carlo Ossola. Florence, 1984: 180.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 397, repro.
1985Nepi Scirè, Giovanna, and Francesco Valcanover. Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia. Milan, 1985: 180.
1987Wollheim, Richard. Painting as an Art. London, 1987: 35.
1990Joannides, Paul. “On Some Borrowings and Non-Borrowings from Central Italian and Antique Art in the Work of Titian c.1510-c.1550.” Paragone 41, no. 487 (1990): 34.
1990Joannides, Paul. “Titian: A Call for Natural Light.” Apollo 132 (1990): 268.
1992Shearman, John. Only Connect...Art and the Spectator in the Italian Renaissance. Princeton, 1992: 224-225.
1993Valcanover, Francesco. "Tiziano in Palazzo Ducale a Venezia: Un primo bilancio." Studies in the History of Art 45 (1993):37, 41-45, repro. no. 12.
1993
1993Echols, Robert. “Titian’s Venetian Soffitti: Sources and Transformations.” In Studies in the History of Art, 45. Symposium Papers XXV: Titian 500. Edited by Joseph Manca. Washington, 1993: 37, 41-42.
1997Goffen, Rona. Titian's Women, 1997, no. 155, repro.
1999Valcanover, Francesco. Tiziano: I suoi pennelli sempre partorirono espressioni di vita. Florence, 1999: 50, 117.
2001Pedrocco, Filippo. Titian: The Complete Paintings. New York, 2001: 198.
2004Joannides, Paul. “Titian and Michelangelo/ Michelangelo and Titian.” In The Cambridge Companion to Titian. Edited by Patricia Meilman. Cambridge, 2004: 139-140.
2007Humfrey, Peter. Titian: The Complete Paintings. Ghent and New York, 2007: 277-279.
2007Romani, Vittoria. Tiziano e il tardo rinascimento a Venezia: Jacopo Bassano, Jacopo Tintoretto, Paolo Veronese. Florence, 2007: 48, 140, 204.
2009Ilchman, Frederick, et al. Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Musée du Louvre, Paris. Boston, 2009: 48.
2012Hale, Sheila. Titan: His Life. London, 2012: 417.
2012Gentili, Augusto. Tiziano. Milan, 2012: 293.

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