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Perseus Armed by Mercury and Minerva (about 1545 / 1555)
Perseus Armed by Mercury and Minerva (about 1545 / 1555)
Public Domain
Artist
Paris Bordone
Artist Dates
1500-1571
Artist Nationality
Italian
Title
Perseus Armed by Mercury and Minerva
Date
about 1545 / 1555
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
103.5 x 153.4 cm (41 x 60-3/4 in)
K Number
K1631
Repository
Birmingham Museum of Art
Accession Number
1961.117

Provenance

Edward Solly [1776-1844], London, by 1838; (his sale, Christie's, London, 8 May 1847, no. 17); Barrett. [1] John Charles Robinson, London; Sir Francis Cook [1868-1901], Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey; by inheritance to Sir Frederick Lucas Cook [1901-1920]; by inheritance to Sir Herbert Frederick Cook [1920-39]; by inheritance to Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook [1939-1948]; (Count Alessandro Contini Bonacossi [1878-1955], Rome-Florence) in 1948; sold to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation on 10 March 1949; gift to the Birmingham Museum of Art in 1961, no. 1961.117. [1] According to sale catalogue annotated by Lord Northwick.