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The Triumph of Neptune

The Triumph of Neptune

ca. 1692-1702

Luca Giordano

Italian, 1634–1705

Oil on canvas
78 x 101 in. (198.1 x 256.5 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Provenance: Gift from Charles II, King of Spain (died 1700) to Ambassador of France; purchased from ambassador by Thomas Herbert (1656-1733), 8th Earl of Pembroke, Wilton House, Wilton, Wiltshire, England, purchased 1700; by descent to Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke, Wilton House, Wilton, Wiltshire, England, by 1907 to before 1953; [purchased from Wilton House via an agent by David M. Koetser Gallery, London and New York, by 1953]; purchased by Seattle Art Museum, December 14, 1954
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, 1963 (on loan from Koetser Gallery).

Memphis, Tennessee, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Luca Giordano in America, 1964.
Published ReferencesGambarini, G. Catalogue of Earl of Pembroke's collection. 1731, stair-case by the Great Hall

Wilkinson, Nevile R. and Sidney Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery. "Wilton House Pictures." London: Cheswick Press, 1907, no. 168, p. 132, Dining Room

The Art Quarterly, Summer 1955, p. 200

Broadway Gallery. "Old Master Paintings." Tacoma: Broadway Gallery, 1958

Milkovich, Michael. "Luca Giordano in America." Memphis: Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, 1964, no. 21, p. 35

Stops, G. Jackson. "Treasure Houses of Britain." New Haven: Yale University Press and Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985, p. 348

"Selected Works." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1991, p. 93

Ishikawa, Chiyo. "The Samuel H. Kress Collection at the Seattle Art Museum" Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, 1997, fig. 5, pp. 18-19

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