- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: Portrait of a Venetian senator, traditionally identified as Luigi Cornaro
- Artist: Jacopo Tintoretto
- Format (cm): 107.6 x 83.2 cm.
- Format (in): 42½ x 32¾ in.
- Last Sale price: 47 500,00
- Last Sale date:
Jacopo Tintoretto (Venice 1519-1594) and Studio Portrait of a Venetian senator, traditionally identified as Luigi Cornaro oil on canvas 42½ x 32¾ in. (107.6 x 83.2 cm.)
Earl Spencer, Althorp House, Northamptonshire, by 1851. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Villa Favorita, Lugano, by 1937 until at least 1973.
Catalogue of the pictures at Althorp , privately printed, 1851, no. 20, as Titian. M. Bryan, A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers , New York, 1905, V, p. 188, as Titian. B. Berenson, Italian pictures of the Renaissance , Oxford, 1932, p. 559, as Jacopo Tintoretto. B. Berenson, Pitture italiane del rinascimento , Mailand, 1936, p. 482, as Jacopo Tintoretto. E. von der Berchen, ‘Jacopo Tintoretto’ in Theime-Becker Künstler-Lexikon , Leipzig, 1939, XXXIII, p. 194, as Jacopo Tintoretto. E. von der Bercken, Die Gemälde des Jacopo Tintoretto , Munich, 1942, p. 114, n. 179, fig. p. 357, as Jacopo Tintoretto. B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Venetian School , Oxford, 1957, p. 174, as Jacopo Tintoretto. R.J. Heinemann, Sammlung Schloss Rohoncz, Katalog , Lugano, 1958, no. 418a, pl. 71, as Jacopo Tintoretto. L. Oehler, ‘Das Tintoretto-Bildnis der Kasseler Galerie’, in Festschrift für Harald Keller , Darmstadt, 1963, p. 255, as Jacopo Tintoretto. R.J. Heinemann, The Thyssen-Bornemisza collection , Castagnola, 1969, I, pp. 330-331, n. 305; II, pl. 258, as Jacopo Tintoretto. P. Rossi, Jacopo Tintoretto: I Ritratti , Venice, 1973, pp. 144-145, fig. 202, under ‘uncertain or erroneously attributed works’, as ‘the face recalls certain portraits of the master’s late period, though the rest of the execution should be ascribed to the workshop’.
London, Grafton Galleries, Exhibition of Old Masters , 1911, no. 44, as Jacopo Tintoretto. Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Collectie Thyssen-Bornemisza , 1959-1960, no. 47, as Jacopo Tintoretto. Essen, Museum Folkwang, Sammlung Thyssen-Bornemisza , 1960, no. 47, as Jacopo Tintoretto. London, National Gallery, From Van Eyck to Tiepolo , 1961, no. 107, as Jacopo Tintoretto.