The Triumphs of Love, Chastity and Death

about 1460s

Object

Artist

Attributed to Girolamo da Cremona, Italian
Active Years: 1451-1483

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 1961.169.1

Medium/Technique

Oil paint on panel

Credit

Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation

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Dimensions

frame height: 30 1/4 in, 76.835 cm; frame width: 74 1/2 in, 189.23 cm; frame depth: 2 1/2 in, 6.35 cm; image height: 21 1/4 in, 53.9750 cm; image width: 20 3/8 in, 51.7525 cm

Department

European and American Art Before 1900

Collection

European and American Art Before 1900-European Art

Known Provenance

Triumphs of Love and Chastity: Possibly Gonzaga Collection, Mantua; by 1880 with the Colloredo Mels Family, Castello, Colloredo di Monte Albano, Udine. [1] (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858 1937], Rome); acquired 1905 by the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, until c. 1924.[2] Arthur Hamilton Lee, 1st Viscount Lee of Fareham [1868 1947], Old Quarries, Gloucester, in 1926; [3] (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H.Kress [1863 1955] on 1 March 1927; gift to the National gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1954; gift to Denver Art Museum, no. 1961.169.1. [1] Believed to have been acquired when the Mels family bought a Gonzaga palace in Mantua. [2] Acquisition date and source according to Katalog der Kgl. Älteren Pinakothek in München, 1908, pp. 216 217, nos. 1022b g. [3] Tancred Borenius, _A catalogue of the pictures, etc., at 18 Kensington palace gardens, London collected by Viscount and Viscountess Lee of Fareham_, 2 vols. Oxford, privately printed, 1923 1926:II:82. Triumph of Death: Possibly Gonzaga Collection, Mantua; by 1880 with the Colloredo Mels Family, Castello, Colloredo di Monte Albano, Udine. [1] (Professor Luigi Grassi [1858 1937], Rome); acquired 1905 by the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, until c. 1924. (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878 1955] Rome Florence); sold to Samuel H.Kress [1863 1955] on 1 March 1927; gift to the National gallery of Art in 1939; deaccessioned in 1952 and returned to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1954; gift to Denver Art Museum. [1] Believed to have been acquired when the Mels family bought a Gonzaga palace in Mantua. [2] Acquisition date and source according to Katalog der Kgl. Älteren Pinakothek in München, 1908, pp. 216 217, nos. 1022b g. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.

Caption

Girolamo da Cremona (attributed to), The Triumphs of Love, Chastity and Death, about 1460s
Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1961.169.1
Photograph courtesy of the Denver Art Museum

Exhibition History

  • "Stampede: Animals in Art"—Denver Art Museum, 09/10/2017 - 05/19/2019