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Giambattista TIEPOLO

Italy 1696 – Spain 1770

Marriage allegory [Marriage allegory of the Cornaro family] c.1737-1747 Place made: Venice, Veneto, Venezia province, Italy
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on canvas

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: 343.0 h x 172.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.377
  • bought 1840s-70s? Edward Cheney (1803-1884), Badger Hall, Shropshire, England;
  • by descent to his brother-in-law, Col. Alfred Capel Cure (1826-1896), Badger Hall;
  • by descent to his nephew, Francis Capel Cure (1854-1933), Badger Hall;
  • either by descent to his nephew, Nigel Capel Cure (b.1908) or part of estate sale;
  • from where bought by Count Alessandro Contini (1878-1951 or 1955), Florence, 1935;
  • by descent to his heirs;
  • from whom bought through Shipley Corporation, New York, Paula Vial, New York, Chasseur Vert Etablissement, Vaduz, and Stanley Moss and Co. Inc., New York, by the Australian National Gallery, December 1974

PLEASE NOTE: this work is on long term loan at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne more information

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