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Hermes, Herse and Aglauros: 143

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Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Hermes, Herse and Aglauros


Painter: Veronese (Paolo Caliari)




History note: Probably coll. Emperor Rudolph II (d. 1612); Imperial collection, Prague, by 1621; taken to Sweden after the fall of Prague, 1648; Queen Christina of Sweden, Rome (d. 1689); Orleans family; exh. for sale, London, Lyceum, 1798/9 (200), not sold; sale London by Coxe, Burrell and Foster, Mr Bryan's Gallery, 14 Feb. 1800 (49), bt. Walton

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Measurements and weight

Height: 232.4 cm
Width: 173 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


1576 - 1584

School or Style

Venetian School

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On the plinth of the balustrade
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 143
Primary reference Number: 577
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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