The Triumphs of Love, Chastity and Death

The Triumphs of Love, Chastity and Death

about 1460s
Artist
Attributed to
Girolamo da Cremona, Italian
Active Years: 1451-1483
Country
Italy
painting
Oil paint on panel
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation
1961.169.1

Attributed to Girolamo da Cremona, The Triumphs of Love, Chastity and Death, About 1460s. Oil paint on panel; 21 1/4 × 20 3/8 in. (54 × 51.8 cm). Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.169.1

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
frame height: 30 1/4 in, 76.835 cm; frame width: 74 1/2 in, 189.23 cm; frame depth: 2 1/2 in, 6.35 cm; image height: 21 1/4 in, 53.9750 cm; image width: 20 3/8 in, 51.7525 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Triumphs of Love and Chastity: Possibly Gonzaga Collection, Mantua; by 1880 with the Colloredo Mels Family, Castello, Colloredo di Monte Albano, Udine. [1] (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858 1937], Rome); acquired 1905 by the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, until c. 1924.[2] Arthur Hamilton Lee, 1st Viscount Lee of Fareham [1868 1947], Old Quarries, Gloucester, in 1926; [3] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H.Kress [1863 1955] on 1 March 1927; gift to the National gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1954; gift to Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.169.1. [1] Believed to have been acquired when the Mels family bought a Gonzaga palace in Mantua. [2] Acquisition date and source according to Katalog der Kgl. Älteren Pinakothek in München, 1908, pp. 216 217, nos. 1022b g. [3] Tancred Borenius, _A catalogue of the pictures, etc., at 18 Kensington palace gardens, London collected by Viscount and Viscountess Lee of Fareham_, 2 vols. Oxford, privately printed, 1923 1926:II:82. Triumph of Death: Possibly Gonzaga Collection, Mantua; by 1880 with the Colloredo Mels Family, Castello, Colloredo di Monte Albano, Udine. [1] (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858 1937], Rome); acquired 1905 by the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, until c. 1924. (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H.Kress [1863 1955] on 1 March 1927; gift to the National gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1954; gift to Denver Art Museum. [1] Believed to have been acquired when the Mels family bought a Gonzaga palace in Mantua. [2] Acquisition date and source according to Katalog der Kgl. Älteren Pinakothek in München, 1908, pp. 216 217, nos. 1022b g. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • "Stampede: Animals in Art"—Denver Art Museum, 09/10/2017 - 05/19/2019