Five Cupids with Symbols of Air and Water

school of Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257144.2

Category Paintings
Date circa 1600
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin Venice
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (for a ceiling), Five Cupids with Symbols of Air and Water, School of Paolo Veronese (1528-1588), circa 1600. The symbols include a seagull and a fishing net.

Provenance

bought by William John Bankes (1786-1855) in 1838-39 from Town & Emanuel, New Bond Street, London, as a supposed element from the Palazzo Contarini degli Scrigni, Venice; bequeathed by Ralph Bankes, 1981

Credit line

Kingston Lacey, The Bankes Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

school of Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588), artist
Italian (Venetian) School , artist
possibly Alessandro Varotari, called Il Padovanino (Padua 1588 - Venice 1649), artist

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Materials Canvas (10037)
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Category Paintings (12642)
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum) (14371)
Periods 16th century (6221)
Maker Paolo Veronese (Verona 1528 -Venice 1588) (42)
Italian (Venetian) School  (69)
Alessandro Varotari, called Il Padovanino (Padua 1588 - Venice 1649) (6)
Subjects Air (5)
Water (4)
Object Type Ceiling painting (30)

Record Status

Enhanced

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