The Triumph of Venice
oil on canvas
174.3 x 286.1 cm (68-5/8 x 112-5/8 in)
Commissioned by Marco Foscarini [1696-1763], Venetian Ambassador to the Holy See from 1736-1740, Rome and Venice, before 1745; Girolamo Manfrin [1742-1802], Venice, sold 1856; possibly private collection, Trieste; possibly private collection, Vienna; acquired 1857 in Vienna by an American diplomat. Julia Lorillard Butterfield [1824-1913], New York and Cold Spring-on the-Hudson; (sale, New Galleries, New York, 3 April, 1916, no. 146); Marcel Jules Rougeron [1875-1958]. (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4-5 May 1955, no. 126). (International Financing Company, Panama); sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 30 November 1956; gift 1961 to the North Carolina Museum of Art, no. GL.60.17.60.