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Inscription

formerly inscribed on reverse: BERNARD. RVBEVS / BERCETI COM. PONT / TARVIS. NAT. / ANN. XXXVI. MENS. X.D.V. / LAVRENT.LOTVS P. CAL. / IVL. M.D.V. (Bernardo Rossi of Berceta, Papal Count [Bishop] of Treviso, age 36 years, 10 months, 5 days, Painted by Lorenzo Lotto, July 1, 1505)

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Provenance

Bernardo de' Rossi, Bishop of Treviso from 1505 until 1510.[1] Probably Palazzo Farnese, Parma. Antonio Bertioli, Parma, by 1791 until at least 1803. Giacomo Gritti, Bergamo, by c. 1880. (sale, Sotheby's, London, 9 May 1934, no. 129); purchased by Martin Asscher, London.[2] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold 1935 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; [3] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1988
The Pastoral Landscape: The Legacy of Venice, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988-1989, no. 15, repro.
1997
Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1997-1999, no. 3, repro.
1999
Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Bellini, Dürer, and Titian, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1999-2000, no. 99, repro.
2006
Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2006-2007, no. 47, repro.
2011
Lorenzo Lotto, Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, 2011, no. 50, repro.

Bibliography

1941
_Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 114-115, no. 267.
1942
_Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 245, repro. 138.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 70, color repro.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 51, repro.
1945
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 97, repro.
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 92-94, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 51
1959
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 160, repro.
1960
Shapley, 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.): 26, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 138, repro.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 78.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:170, color repro.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 68, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 157-158, fig. 385.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 202, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:277-280, 2:pl. 192
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 188, no. 214, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 235, repro.
1990
Lippincott, Kristen. "The Genesis and Significance of the Fifteenth-century Italian Impresa." In Chivalry in the Renaissance. Edited by Sydney Anglo. Woodbridge, UK and Rochester, NY, 1990: 74, fig. 17.
1992
Pozzolo, Enrico Maria dal. "Laura tra Polia e Berenice di Lorenzo Lotto." Artibus et Historiae 25 (1992): 103-127, repro.
1995
Humphrey, Peter. Painting in Venice. New Haven, 1995: 138-139, [140] col. fig. 101.
1997
_Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1997-1999: no. 3.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 108-109, no. 84, color repro.
2010
Hofmann, Werner. Phantasiestücke—Über das Phantastische in der Kunst. Munich, 2010: 73-75, color fig. 34.
2011
Cohen, Arthur. "Ceci n'est pas une allégorie de la Vertu and du Vice." Le Monde de L'Art 2 Winter (January-March 2011): 53-55, repro.

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