Two Greyhounds

after Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257121

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1699
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 203 x 152 mm (8 x 6 in)
Place of origin
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Two Greyhounds, after Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588). A copy of the two dogs in the foreground of Veronese's Marriage of Cana formerly in the refectory of the San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, but now a relic of the Napoleonic booty from Italy in the Louvre.

Provenance

Given to William Bankes by the Prince of Anglona, as a Velázquez, c.1814/15; bequeathed by Ralph Bankes, 1981

Credit line

Kingston Lacy, The Bankes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: VELASQUEZ (painted in black on fixed gilt label on frame, centred under image)
Verso: Inscribed on reverse of canvas: Wm John Bankes a present from the Prince Anglona

Makers and roles

after Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588), artist

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Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum) (14362)
Periods 17th century (33019)
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Subjects Animals (333)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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