Overview

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Inscription

upper left: ANDREAS GRITI DOGE / DI VENETIA; center right: TITIANVS E. F. (Titian, Knight, made it)

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Anonymous collection, Italy; acquired 1626 by Charles I, King of England [d. 1649]; (Charles I [Commonwealth] sale, Somerset House, London, 23 October 1651); purchased by the Syndicate of the Twelfth Dividend, organized by John Jackson, lawyer. Wenzel Anton, Prince von Kaunitz-Rietburg [d. 1794]; by inheritance to Wenzel Alois, Prinz Kaunitz; (Kaunitz sale, Vienna, 13 March 1820, no. 178); purchased by Count Johann Rudolf Czernin von Chudenitz [1757-1845], Vienna; by inheritance through the family of the Counts Czernin, Vienna; Count Eugen Czernin von Chudenitz [1892-1955], Vienna, as of 1933; on commission January 1954 from Willy Haene, lawyer for Czernin, with (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); sold 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1990
Tiziano [NGA title: Titian: Prince of Painters], Palazzo Ducale, Venice; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990-1991, no. 37, repro.
Bibliography
1829
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1866
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1871
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in North Italy. 2 vols. London, 1871: 2:289-290.
1877
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. Titian, His Life and Times. 2 vols. London, 1877: 1:301.
1878
Vasari, Giorgio. Le vite dei più eccellenti pittori, scultori ed architettori. Edited by Gaetano Milanesi. 9 vols. Florence, 1878-1885: 7(1881):438 n.
1894
Berenson, Bernard. The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance. New York and London, 1894: 145.
1897
Knackfuss, Hermann. Tizian. Bielefeld and Leipzig, 1897: 41, 59.
1900
Gronau, Georg. Tizian. Berlin, 1900: 76.
1901
Thode, Henry. Tintoretto. Bielefeld, 1901: 118.
1904
Fischel, Oskar. Tizian: Des Meisters Gemälde. Stuttgart [u.a.], 1904: xviii, 42.
1904
Gronau, Georg. Titian. London, 1904: 73-74, 278.
1905
Miles, Henry. The Later Work of Titian. London, 1905: xvii.
1905
Reinach, Salomon. Répertoire de peintures du moyen âge et de la Renaissance (1280-1580). 6 vols. Paris, 1905-1923: 5(1922):451.
1906
The Masterpieces of Titian. London, 1906: 13, 68.
1908
Katalog der Graf Czernin'schen Gemälde-Galerie in Wien. Vienna, 1908: 6 no. 38.
1910
Ricketts, Charles. Titian. London, 1910: 176.
1911
Preyer, David. The Art of the Vienna Galleries. Boston, 1911: 267.
1912
Crowe, Joseph Archer, and Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in North Italy. Edited by Tancred Borenius. 3 vols. London, 1912: 3:180-181.
1918
Basch, Victor. Titien. Paris, 1918: 162.
1921
Knackfuss, Hermann. Tizian. 8th ed. Bielefeld and Leipzig, 1921: 41, 61.
1922
Waldmann, Emil. Tizian. Berlin, 1922: 103-105.
1923
Faure, Élie. Renaissance Art. New York, 1923: 198.
1925
Lorenzetti, Giulio. “Un nuovo dipinto di Jacopo Tintoretto: il ritratto del Doge Pietro Loredan.” Dedalo 6 (1925): 316.
1930
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1932
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1933
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1935
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1935
Mostra di Tiziano. Exh. cat. Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Venice, 1935: 81.
1935
Norris, Christopher. “Titian: Notes on the Venice Exhibition.” The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 67 (August 1935): 127-128.
1936
Berenson, Bernard. Pitture italiane del rinascimento: catalogo dei principali artisti e delle loro opere con un indice dei luoghi. Translated by Emilio Cecchi. Milan, 1936: 496.
1936
Tietze, Hans. Tizian: Leben und Werk. 2 vols. Vienna, 1936: 1:133, 167-8, 303, 315.
1936
Wilczek, Karl. Katalog der Graf Czernin'schen Gemäldegalerie in Wien. Vienna, 1936: 88-89.
1937
Mayer, August L. “A propos d’un nouveau livre sur le Titien.” Gazette des Beaux-Arts 18 (December 1937): 308.
1937
Tietze, Hans. Titian: Paintings and Drawings. Vienna, 1937: 347.
1939
Da Mosto, Andrea. I Dogi di Venezia. Venice, 1939: 302.
1941
Stepanow, Giovanni. Tizian. Leipzig, 1941: xviii, xlvi.
1946
Riggs, Arthur Stanley. Titian the Magnificent and the Venice of His Day. New York, 1946: 160, 209.
1946
Tietze-Conrat, Erica. “Titian’s Workshop in His Late Years.” The Art Bulletin 28 (1946): 81 n. 44.
1947
Europäische Barockmalerei aus Wiener Privatgalerien. Exh. cat. Kunstmuseum, Bern, 1947: 14 no. 47.
1950
Tietze, Hans. Titian. The Paintings and Drawings. London, 1950: 399.
1953
Pallucchini, Rodolfo. Tiziano. Lezioni di storia dell’arte. 2 vols. Bologna, 1953-1954: 1:165, 203-205.
1955
Dell’Acqua, Gian Alberto. Tiziano. Milan, 1955: 120.
1956
Paintings 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: 178-181, no. 71, repro.
1956
Walker, John. "The Nation's Newest Old Masters." The National Geographic Magazine 110, no. 5 (November 1956): 622, 624, color repro. 639.
1957
Berenson, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Venetian School. 2 vols. London, 1957: 1:189.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 73.
1959
Morassi, Antonio. “Titian.” In Encyclopedia of World Art. 17+ vols. London, 1959+, 14(1967): col. 143.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 192, 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): 26.
1960
Valcanover, Francesco. Tutta la pittura di Tiziano. 2 vols. Milan, 1960: 1:72.
1961
Seymour 1961 (Kress), 120-121, repro. pl. 114, 116
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 34, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 146, repro.
1964
Morassi, Antonio. Titian. Greenwich, CT, 1964: 39.
1965
Nuttall, W. L. F. “King Charles I’s Pictures and the Commonwealth Sale.” Apollo 82, no. 44 (1965): 308.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 130
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:174, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 116, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 179-180, fig. 424-425.
1969
Pallucchini, Rodolfo. Tiziano. 2 vols. Florence, 1969: 1:103-104.
1969
Valcanover, Francesco. L’opera completa di Tiziano. Milan, 1969: 112.
1969
Wethey, Harold. The Paintings of Titian. 3 vols. London, 1969-1975: 2(1971):23-24, 108-109; 3(1975): 160, 248.
1972
Fredericksen, Burton B., and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972: 203, 514, 647.
1973
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1973
Zeri, Federico, and Elizabeth Gardner. Italian Paitnings. A Catalogue of the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Venetian School. New York, 1973: 76-77.
1974
Rossi, Paola. Jacopo Tintoretto: I ritratti. Venice, 1974: 48.
1975
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1976
Gallego, Julian. “El retrato en Tiziano.” Goya 135 (1976): 170-171.
1977
Chastel, André. “Titien.” In Tiziano nel Quarto Centenario della sua Morte, 1576-1976. Venice, 1977: 21.
1977
Muraro, Michelangelo. “Tiziano pittore ufficiale della Serenissima.” In Tiziano nel quarto centenario della sua morte, 1576-1976. Venice, 1977: 98.
1977
Pallucchini, Rodolfo. Profilo di Tiziano. Florence, 1977: 39.
1977
Perocco, Guido. “Tiziano e alcuni committenti a Venezia.” In Tiziano nel quarto centenario della sua morte, 1576-1976. Venice, 1977: 70-71.
1977
Perocco, Guido. “Tiziano e il mondo politico e sociale di Venezia.” In Tiziano Vecellio. Convegno indetto nel IV centenario dell’artista (1976). Rome, 1977: 51-52.
1978
Finlay, Robert. “Politics and the Family in Renaissance Venice: the Election of Doge Andrea Gritti.” Studi Veneziani N.S. 2 (1978): 106.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:488-490, II:pl. 346, 346A,B
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 39, pl. 23.
1980
Fasolo, Ugo. Titian. Florence, 1980: 41-42.
1980
Gilbert, Creighton. “Some Findings on Early Works of Titian.” The Art Bulletin 62 (1980): 75.
1980
Meller, Peter. “Il lessico ritrattistico di Tiziano.” In Tiziano e Venezia: Convegno internazionale di studi (1976). Vicenza, 1980: 328-329.
1981
Hale, J. R. “Andrea Gritti.” In A Concise Encyclopaedia of the Italian Renaissance. Edited by J. R. Hale. New York, 1981: 164.
1982
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1983
Shearman, John. The Early Italian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen. Cambridge, 1983: 263.
1984
Puppi, Lionello. “Iconografia di Andrea Gritti.” In “Renovatio Urbis”: Venezia nell’età di Andrea Gritti, 1523-1538. Edited by Manfredo Tafuri. Rome, 1984: 218-220.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 204, no. 246, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 398, repro.
1987
Puppi, Lionello. “La consegna dell’anello al Doge. Anatomia di un dipinto.” In Paris Bordon e il suo tempo: Atti del convegno internazionale di studi (1985). Treviso, 1987: 102-103.
1989
Haskell, Francis. “Charles I’s Collection of Pictures.” In The Late King’s Goods. Collections, Possessions and Patronage of Charles I in the Light of the Commonwealth Sale Inventories. Edited by Arthur MacGregor. London and Oxford, 1989: 204.
1990
Titian, Prince of Painters. Exh. cat. Palazzo Ducale, Venice; National Gallery of Art, Washington. Venice, 1990: 252-254.
1992
Ost, Hans. Tizian-Studien. Cologne, 1992: 88-96.
1993
Echols, Robert. "Titian's Venetian Soffitti: Sources and Transformations." Studies in the History of Art 45 (1993):20.
1993
Weber, Annette. Venezianische Dogenporträts des 16. Jahrhunderts. Sigmaringen, 1993: 62-67.
1996
Burke, Peter. “Il ritratto veneziano del Cinquecento”. In Pittura nel Veneto. Il Cinquecento. Edited by Mauro Lucco. 3 vols. Milan, 1996-1999: 3(1999):1103.
1996
Howard, Deborah. “Andrea Gritti.” In The Dictionary of Art. Edited by Jane Turner. 34 vols. New York and London, 1996: 13:678.
1997
Puppi, Lionello. “Dal mito allo stato. Nota sull’illustrazione pittorica di una tarda integrazione dell’agiografia marciana.” In Venezia da Stato a Mito. Exh. cat. Fondazione Giorgio Cini. Venice, 1997: 68.
1998
Kaminsky, Marion. Titian. Cologne, 1998: 90.
1998
Martin, Thomas. Alessandro Vittoria and the Portrait Bust in Renaissance Venice. Oxford, 1998: 79.
1999
Cole, Bruce. Titian and Venetian Painting, 1450-1590. Boulder, 1999: 133-136.
1999
Valcanover, Francesco. Tiziano: I suoi pennelli sempre partorirono espressioni di vita. Florence, 1999: 43, 267.
2000
Finlay, Robert. “Fabius Maximus in Venice: Doge Andrea Gritti, the War of Cambrai, and the Rise of Habsburg Hegemony, 1509-1530.” Renaissance Quarterly 53 (2000): 988.
2000
Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 121-122, 262, fig. 112, color fig. 113.
2001
Pedrocco, Filippo. Titian: The Complete Paintings. New York, 2001: 50, 189.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 104-105, no. 79, color repro.
2004
Humfrey, Peter, et al. The Age of Titian: Venetian Renaissance Art from Scottish Collections. Edited by Aidan Weston-Lewis. Exh. cat. Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 2004: 128-129.
2007
Ferino-Pagden, Sylvia, ed. Der späte Tizian und die Sinnlichkeit der Malerei. Exh. cat. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice. Vienna, 2007: 179-182, 182-183.
2007
Humfrey, Peter. Titian: The Complete Paintings. Ghent and New York, 2007: 210.
2008
Penny, Nicholas. National Gallery Catalogues: The Sixteenth Century Italian Paintings, Vol. 2: Venice 1540-1600. London, 2008: 211.
2010
Cranston, Jodi. The Muddied Mirror: Materiality and Figuration in Titian’s Later Paintings. University Park, PA, 2010: 93-95.
2010
Overdick, Michael. Tizian: Die späten Porträts 1545-1568. Düsseldorf, 2010: 5-10, 59-61.
2011
Biferali, Frabrizio. Tiziano: Il genio e il potere. Rome, 2011: 86-87.
2012
Gentili, Augusto. Tiziano. Milan, 2012: 311, 313.
2013
Nichols, Tom. Titian and the End of the Venetian Renaissance. London, 2013: 112-115.
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