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Nave, Bartolomeo della - merchant, collector

Michel Hochmann

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Italian merchant and collector. Little is known of his life, but he had one of the most outstanding collections of the early 17th century in Venice. Many contemporaries praised it: Vincenzo Scamozzi wrote that della Nave had acquired some of Cardinal Pietro Bembo’s antiquities and that he also possessed 100 paintings, among them 20 works by Titian, of great quality; the anonymous author of a life of Titian (1622) numbered him among the most

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