JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. (LONDON 1775-1851)
Depositing of John Bellini’s Three Pictures in La Chiesa Redentore, Venice
oil on canvas
29 x 45 1/2 in. (73.7 x 115.6 cm.)
Painted in 1841
Charles Birch, Westfield House, Edgbaston and Metchley Abbey, Harbourne near Birmingham.
Joseph Gillott, Birmingham (acquired from the above, December 1847).
Thomas Rought, London (acquired from the above, January 1849).
Lloyd Brothers and Co., London; sale, Foster, London, 13 June 1855, lot 60 (unsold).
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (acquired from the above, 1857).
Richard Hemming, Bentley Manor, Bromsgrove (acquired from the above).
Mrs. Maude Cheape (née Hemming), Bentley Manor, Bromsgrove (by descent from the above).
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (acquired from the above, 1892).
Sir John Pender, Middleton Hall, County Linlithgow, Foots Cray Place, Sidcup, Kent and Arlington House, London (acquired from the above); sale, Christie's, London, 29-31 May 1897, lot 84.
J.P. Morgan, New York (acquired at the above sale, through Agnew, then by descent).
Myron Charles Taylor, U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican, New York (acquired from the above, circa 1947).
Wildenstein & Co. and Thomas Agnew & Sons, London (acquired from the above, 1961).
Colin Tennant, 3rd Baron Glenconner (acquired from the above, 1961).
Private collection (acquired from the above, 1969).
Marlborough International Fine Art Establishment.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 16 June 1999.
J. Burnet and P. Cunningham, Turner and His Works, London, 1852, p. 119, no. 212.
W. Thornbury, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London, 1862, vol. II, p. 229; 2nd ed., London, 1877 pp. 170, 329 and 579.
Pictures, Drawings and Sculpture Forming the Collection of Sir John Pender, London, pp. ix and 75, no. 136 (illustrated, p. 164).
"Paris Exhibition Number" in Art Journal, 1900, p. 193 (illustrated).
C.F. Bell, A List of the Works contributed to Public Exhibitions by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London, 1901, pp. 142-143, no. 228.
Sir W. Armstrong, Turner, London, 1902, p. 234 (illustrated).
T. Humphrey Ward and W. Roberts, Pictures in the Collection of J. Pierpont Morgan: English School, 1907 (illustrated).
W.G. Rawlinson, The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London, vol. II, 1913, pp. 297 and 351.
A.J. Finberg, In Venice with Turner, The Cotswold Gallery, London, 1930, pp. 139 and 156; revised ed. by H.F. Finberg, 1961, pp. 383 and 506, no. 542.
J. Gage, Colour in Turner: Poetry and Truth, London, 1969, pp. 96, 243 and 252, notes 91 and 215.
M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, New Haven and London, vol. I, 1977, pp. 220-221, no. 393 and vol. II (illustrated, pl. 384).
A. Wilton, J.M.W. Turner: His Art and Life, London, 1979, p. 205.
J. Gage, ed., Collected Correspondence of J.M.W. Turner, Oxford, 1980, pp. 182-184.
E. Joll and M. Butlin, L’opera complete di Turner, 1830-1851, Milan, 1982, p. 209, no. 462 (illustrated).
J. Chapel, ‘The Turner Collector: Joseph Gillott 1799-1872’, Turner Studies, winter 1986, vol. VI, no. 2, p. 46.
L. Herrmann, Turner Prints: The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner, New York, 1990, p. 243.
I. Warrell, Turner and Venice, exh. cat., London, 2003, pp. 183-189 (illustrated in color, p. 189, fig. 205).
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, 1841, no. 277.
Paris Exhibition, Loan Collection and Exhibits in the British Royal Pavilion, 1900, no. 39.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Modern Pictures by Living Artists, Pre-Raphaelites and Older English Masters, March-April 1901, no. 164.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters and Deceased Masters of the British School, 1910, no. 167.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, An Exhibition of Paintings lent by Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan, 1913-1914, pp. 12-13 (illustrated, p. 13).
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Prints by J.M.W. Turner, John Constable, and R.P. Bonnington, March-April 1946, pp. 10-11, no. 15.
London, Leggatt Brothers, English Painting c. 1750-1850, October-November 1963, pp. 10-11, no. 9.
London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, Paintings and Watercolours by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., November-December 1967, pp. 42-44, no. 29.
Seattle, Experience Music Project, DoubleTake: From Monet to Lichtenstein, 8 April 2006-1 January 2007.
London, Tate Britain; Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais and Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, Turner and the Masters, September 2009-September 2010, pp. 178-181, no. 68 (illustrated in color, p. 181).
Maine, Portland Art Museum; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; New Orleans Museum of Art and Seattle Art Museum, Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, October 2015-May 2017, no. 10 (illustrated in color).
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