Jacopo Tintoretto - The Wedding Feast at Cana, about 1545

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(Venice, 1519 - 1594, Venice)

Object details

Accession number

P28w16

Primary Creator

Jacopo Tintoretto

Full title

The Wedding Feast at Cana

Creation Date

about 1545

Provenance

Purchased by Charles Eliot Norton (1827–1908), scholar and critic, Cambridge, Massachusetts at an auction in Boston about 1888.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from Charles Eliot Norton on 1 April 1905 for $3,500. (as Tintoretto)

Dimensions

73.4 x 95 cm (28 7/8 x 37 3/8 in.)

Display Media

Oil on canvas

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Chapel

Bibliography

Philip Hendy. Catalogue of Exhibited Paintings and Drawings (Boston, 1931), pp. 362-63. (as Tintoretto)
Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 255. (as Tintoretto)
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, 1972), p. 199. (as attributed to Tintoretto)
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 251-253. (as Tintoretto)
Rodolfo Pallucchini and Paola Rossi. Tintoretto: Le opere sacre e profane (Milan, 1982), p. 147, no. 99, fig. 126. (as Tintoretto)
Terisio Pignatti. "The Wedding Feast at Cana in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum." Fenway Court (1987), pp. 40-45, no. 1. (as Tintoretto, about 1545-1546)
Hilliard Goldfarb et al. Italian Paintings and Drawings Before 1800 in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Unpublished manuscript. (Boston, 1996-2000). (as Tintoretto)
Robert Echols and Frederick Ilchman. "Towards a New Tintoretto Catalogue,..." in Miguel Falomir (ed.). Jacopo Tintoretto (Madrid, 2009), p. 147, no. C44. (as Circle of Tintoretto)
Antonio Cierci. Banchetto divino (Padova, 2017), pp. 173, 196, fig. 3.

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.