Violante (Titian)


Artist: Titian

Year: c. 1515

Violante is an oil painting by the Italian Renaissance master Titian around 1515. Violante, as per the reference of the traditional identification with Violante, was the daughter of painter Palma the Elder. However it has no solid proof. The painting is now located at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

The painting is believed to be the part of the Venetian collection of Bartolomeo della Nave and it was sold to the Duke of Hamilton in 1636. In 1659 it was owned by Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, and later it became the part of the current destination.