Inscribed upper left corner: ANTONIVS./ ZANTANI./ COMES.ET./ EQVES
12 1/2 x 9 9/16 in. (31.8 x 24.3 cm)
Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worcester Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Daniel Catton Rich, Catalogue of the Charles H. and Mary F. S. Worchester Collection of Paintings, Sculpture, and Drawings (Chicago, 1938), pp. 14–15, no. 10, pl. IX.
K. Kuh, “The Worcester Gift,” Art Institute of Chicago Bulletin 41 (1947), p. 63.
H. Comstock, “Tintoretto’s Portrait of a Venetian Senator,” Connoisseur 121 (1948), p. 46 (ill.).
Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Venetian School (London, 1957), vol. 1, p. 171.
P. Wescher, “I ritratti del Doge Girolamo Priuli del Tintoretto,” Arte veneta 9 (1957), p. 207.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Instiute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection, 1961, pp. 450–51.
Hans Huth, Italienische Kunstwerke im Art Institute von Chicago, USA,” in Miscellanea Bibliothecae Hertzianae (Munich, 1961), p. 518.
C. Bernari and P. De Vecchi, L’opera completa del Tintoretto, Milan, 1970, p. 134, fig. F14.
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass., 1972), pp. 199, 518, 520, 571.
P. Rossi, Jacopo Tintoretto, vol. 1, I ritratti, Venice, 1974, pp. 140–41.
Christopher Lloyd, Italian Paintings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1993), pp. 269–271, ill.
Rushton Hall, Kettering (Northamptonshire) [ according to letter of 9 February, 1937 from Asscher and Welker to D. C. Rich in curatorial file; Rushton Hall changed hands several times during the nineteenth century (see Country Life, vol. 26, 1909, pp. 454–61, 490–501, and vol. 115, 1954, pp. 599–600). The most likely owners of the present picture were Henry Pfungst and J. J. van Alen]. L. Breitmeyer, London [according to the letter from Asscher and Welker cited above; they give Breitmeyer’s address as 11 Connaught Place]. Asscher and Welker, London, by 1935; sold to Charles H. Worcester, Chicago, 1935; given to the Art Institute, 1947.
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