Veronese and Workshop
Venus and Adonis
oil on canvas
224.4 x 168.3 cm (88-1/2 x 66-1/4 in)
Acquired before 1648 by Monseigneur de Housset, French Ambassador in Venice. Pierre-Louis-Paul Randon de Boisset [1709-1776]; (his estate sale, Paris, 27 February 1777, no. 8); Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Lebrun [1748-1813], Paris. Sir Francis Lucas Cook [1844-1920], 2nd Bart., Doughty House, Surrey, England; by inheritance to Sir Herbert Frederick Cook [1868-1939], 3rd Bart., Doughty House; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 11 July 1948; gift 1961 to the Seattle Art Museum, no. 61.174.