Portrait of Giacomo Doria by Titian

A dark 3/4 length portrait with Doria dressed in black and looking at viewer.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 116 x 98 cm
Art Fund grant:
£251,596 ( Total: £2,462,906)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Christie's

Receding hairline and black beard blending into chest. Behind and to right is a marble column and a heraldic shield is in the upper left of the painting. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Wernher Collection, Luton Hoo; purchased by Sir Julius Wernher, Agnew's, 1898; bought from Haskard & Son 1898 from the collection of Prince Colonna. Possibly: descent through Doria Principe D'Angri to Giovanna Lancellotto - married Ferdinando Colonna.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, Oxford Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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