Ioh: Winkelmann.Ioh: Casanova Ad Vivum Del.
[Italian/Continental, n.d. c.1780.]
Engraving, c.160 x 105mm. 6¼ x 4". Trimmed on 3 sides.
Portrait of Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768), German art historian and archaeologist, from a sculpted bust by Casanova. He was a pioneering Hellenist who first articulated the difference between Greek, Greco-Roman and Roman art, and also played a crucial role in the development of the discipline of art history. By Bartolomeo Follin (Italian, b.1730).
[Ref: 26341] £50.00