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Giambattista TIEPOLO | Marriage allegory
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Giambattista TIEPOLO
Italy 1696 – Spain 1770
Marriage allegory [Marriage allegory of the Cornaro family] c.1737-1747
oil on canvas
343.0 (h) x 172.0 (w) cm
not signed, not dated
Purchased 1974
NGA 1974.377
Provenance
  • 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
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