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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2004.67
People
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Italian (Pieve di Cadore, Italy c. 1488 - 1576 Venice, Italy)
Title
Trees Near a Pool of Water
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1530
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/51222
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over charcoal on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
24.3 x 20.6 cm (9 9/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Provenance
[Galerie de Bayser, Paris] sold; to [Yvonne Tan Bunzl, London], sold; to John and Alice Steiner, Larchmont, New York, 1976, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2004
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of John and Alice Steiner
Accession Year
2004
Object Number
2004.67
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Terisio Pignatti, "Disegni di Tiziano: tre mostre a Firenze e a Venezia", Arte veneta: rivista di storia dell'arte, pp. 266 - 270 (1976), vol. 30, p. 268 as between Giorgione and Campagnola

Konrad Oberhuber and Hilliard T. Goldfarb, Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia, exh. cat., Neri Pozza Editore (Venice, 1976), cat. no. 36, pp. 90-91, repr. pl. 36 and cited on p. 17

Konrad Oberhuber, ed., Renaissance and Baroque Drawings from the Collections of John and Alice Steiner, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1977), cat. no. 31, pp. 86-88, repr. and p. 14

Michelangelo Muraro, "Grafica Tizianesca", Tiziano e il manierismo europeo, pp. 127-149, ed. Rodolfo Pallucchini, Leo S. Olschki Editore (Florence, 1978), p. 137

Konrad Oberhuber, "Tiziano disegnatore di paesaggi", Tiziano e il manierismo europeo, pp. 109-125, ed. Rodolfo Pallucchini, Leo S. Olschki Editore (Florence, 1978), pp. 118-19

Terisio Pignatti, Tiziano: Disegni, La Nuova Italia Editrice (Florence, 1979), cat. no. 30, n.p., repr. pl. 30, also cited p. 5

Alfred Moir, ed., Old Master Drawings from the Collection of John and Alice Steiner, exh. cat., Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA, 1986), cat. no. 46, pp. 110-111, repr., and p. 12, also repr. on cover of catalogue

Harold E. Wethey, Titian and his Drawings: With Reference to Giorgione and Some Close Contemporaries, Princeton University Press (Princeton, New Jersey, 1987), cat. no. 53, pp. 166-67, repr. pl. 85 and pp. 47 and 48

Maria Agnese Chiari Moretto Wiel, "Per un catalogo ragionato dei disegni di Tiziano", Saggi e memorie di storia dell'arte, pp. 23 - 99, Leo S. Olschki Editore (Florence, 1988), vol. 16, cat. no. A-19, p. 72, repr. fig. 135 as attributed to Titian

Robert Cafritz and Lawrence Gowing, Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape, exh. cat., The Philips Collection and Clarkson N. Potter Inc. (Washington, D.C. and New York, 1988), checklist no. 21, p. 259, repr. fig. 24, p. 38 and cited p. 51

W.R. Rearick, "Titian Drawings: A Progress Report", Artibus et Historiae (1991), vol. 12, no. 23, pp. 9-37, p. 11 and under n. 7, p. 35 as Giulio Campagnola

Bert W. Meijer, Rondom Rembrandt en Titiaan: Artistieke relaties tussen Amsterdam en Venetië in prent en tekening, exh. cat., Museum het Rembrandthuis (Amsterdam, 1991), cat. no. 14, pp. 40-41

Le Siècle de Titien: L'âge d'or de la peinture à Venise, exh. cat., Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 1993), cat. no. 216, p. 567, repr. and repr. color p. 202, and under cat. nos...

Michael Jaffé, Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth, exh. cat., British Museum Press (London, 1993), under cat. no. 140, p. 127

Ronni Baer, Italian and Netherlandish Drawings from the Steiner Collection, brochure, Krannert Art Museum and the High Museum of Art (Champaign, IL and Atlanta, GA, 1994), n.p., repr.

Martin Royalton-Kisch, The Light of Nature: Landscape Drawings and Watercolours by Van Dyck and his Contemporaries, exh. cat., British Museum Press (London, 1999), p. 39, repr. fig. 33, p. 40

Stephan Wolohojian, Sacred and Profane Visions from Renaissance Venice, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2001), checklist no. 24, n.p.

John Pope-Hennessey and Stefano Zuffi, Tiziano, Electa (Milan, Italy, 2004), repr. color p. 21 as Titian

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2004-2005 (Cambridge, MA, 2005), p. 22, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian and Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, 2008), p. 73, repr.

Exhibition History

Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 08/17/1976 - 11/07/1976

Renaissance and Baroque Drawings from the Collections of John and Alice Steiner, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/18/1977 - 01/15/1978; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 02/17/1978 - 03/20/1978; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 04/17/1978 - 06/17/1978

Old Master Drawings from the Collection of John and Alice Steiner, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 04/18/1986 - 06/08/1986; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, 08/09/1986 - 09/14/1986; Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, 10/05/1986 - 01/04/1987; Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, 02/27/1987 - 04/12/1987

Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 11/06/1988 - 01/22/1989

Rondom Rembrandt en Titiaan: Artistieke relaties tussen Amsterdam en Venetië in prent en tekening, Museum het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, 02/16/1991 - 04/21/1991

Le siècle de Titien: L'âge d'or de la peinture à Venise, Grand Palais, Paris, 03/09/1993 - 06/14/1993

Italian and Netherlandish Drawings from the Steiner Collection, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, 01/22/1994 - 02/27/1994; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 03/20/1994 - 05/29/1994

Sacred and Profane Visions from Renaissance Venice, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/17/2001 - 07/23/2001

32Q: 2540 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 03/18/2015

Subjects and Contexts

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