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Sir Robert Walpole, 1st earl of Orford [1676- 1745], Dressing Room of 10 Downing Street, London, by 1736;[1] by inheritance to his son, Horace Walpole, 4th earl of Orford and 2nd baron Walpole [1717-1797], Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Middlesex;[2] by inheritance to the daughter of his cousin Henry Seymour Conway, Mrs. Anne Seymour Damer [d. 1828], Strawberry Hill, who in 1811, as directed by terms of the 4th Earl's will, turned the estate over to his niece, Maria, Dowager Countess of Waldegrave [d. 1835], Strawberry Hill; by inheritance to her grandson, John James Waldegrave, 6th earl of Waldegrave [1785-1835], Strawberry Hill; by inheritance to his son, George Edward Waldegrave, 7th earl of Waldegrave [1816-1846], Strawberry Hill; (Strawberry Hill sale, at the residence by George Robins, Twickenham, 25 April - 24 May 1842, 21st day [18 May 1842], no. 46, as The Education of Jupiter); Sir John Easthope, bt. [1784-1865], London.[3] Mrs. Doyle. Major Cecil Uvedale Corbett [1880-1944], Stableford Hall, Stableford, near Bridgnorth, Shropshire; presumably by inheritance to his son, Lt.-Col. Uvedale Corbett [1909-2005], Shobdon, near Leominster, Herefordshire;[4] (C. Marshall Spink, London);[5] sold 1947 to (Wildenstein and Co., Inc., Paris, New York, and London); sold 1947 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1982
France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago, 1982, no. 92, repro., as The Nurture of Jupiter.
2009
Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2009-2010, no. 150, fig. 75, as The Feeding of the Child Jupiter.

Bibliography

1951
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 216, no. 96, repro.
1959
_Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 337, repro.
1960
_The National Gallery of Art and Its Collections. Foreword by Perry B. Cott and notes by Otto Stelzer. National Gallery of Art, Washington (undated, 1960s): 24, repro. 25.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 105.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 92, repro.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 274, repro.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 280-282, fig. 252, as The Nurture of Jupiter.
1977
Pope-Hennessy, John. "Completing the Account." Review of Colin Eisler, Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, London 1977. Times Literary Supplement no. 3927 (17 June 1977).
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 317, no. 416, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 318, repro.
2005
_The Arts of France from François Ier to Napoléon Ier. A Centennial Celebration of Wildenstein's Presence in New York. Exh. cat. Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York, 2005: 78 (not in the exhibition).
2009
Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 85, 396-402, color repro.

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