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America.
America. L'oro, di cui l'America e seconda...
Amiconi. inven. Wagner sc. Venezia C.P.E.S.
[n.d., c.1740.]
Rare etching. 495 x 320mm (19½ x 12½"), with wide margins. Staining and small hole in margins.
An allegory of America, with three figures on a rock, one with the traditional feather headdress, the other two with Asiatic-looking turbans. Under the rock is an alligator; behind is a European ship.
[Ref: 52950]   £950.00  
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[The Four Elements.] Die Erde. Terra. [&] Die Lüfft. Aer. [&] Das Feür. Ignis. [&] Das Wasser. Aqua.
[The Four Elements.] Die Erde. Terra. [&] Die Lüfft. Aer. [&] Das Feür. Ignis. [&] Das Wasser. Aqua.
Amiconi inv.
Georg Leop: Hertel exc: A.V. [n.d., c.1780.]
A rare set of four engravings, each c. 310 x 190mm, 12¼ x 7½. Trimmed, creased.
Four scenes with romantic couples representing the Four Elements after Jacapo Amioni: a gardner presenting a woman with flowers for Earth; a couple removing a bird's nest from a tree for Air; a couple fleeing a burning house for Fire; and a pair of anglers for Water. Jacopo Amigoni (c. 1682-1752), a Venetian painter, lived in England between 1729-39 and attempted to set up a print shop with Joseph Wagner before both returned to Venice. Patronised by Queen Caroline (wife of George II) he is credited with introducing Venetian rococo to British royal portraiture.
[Ref: 26438]   £590.00   view all images for this item
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Her Royal Highness Anna Princess Royal.
Her Royal Highness Anna Princess Royal.
Amiconi ad vivum pinxit. [Josef Wagner, Sculp.]
[n.d. c.1735.]
Very rare etching. 304 x 210mm (12 x 8¼"). Trimmed to the plate and laid on album sheet with drawn border.
Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709-1759) was the second child and eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his consort, Caroline of Ansbach. She was the spouse of William IV, Prince of Orange, the first hereditary stadtholder of the Netherlands. She was Regent of the Netherlands from 1751 until her death, exercising extensive powers on behalf of her son William V. Joseph or Giuseppe Wagner was an engraver trained in Augsburg who moved to Bologna whre he met Jacopo Amigoni who brought him to London. He set up a business in Great Marlborough Street and also on his return to Venice a the Rialto. He engraved many works after Amigoni.
BM:1881,1112.242
[Ref: 23974]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jupiter in the guise of Diana seducing Callisto]
[Jupiter in the guise of Diana seducing Callisto] Giove di Cintia i can prende, e la faccia; / E lui Calisto semplicetta abbraccia.
Amiconi Pinxit [...] P. Peyrolery Scul. [c.1770]
Engraving, sheet 290 x 360mm (11½ x 14¼"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Copy by the Turin-based printmaker Pietro Peiroleri (1741-71, fl.) of an etching by the Italian painter and printmaker Jacopo Amigoni. The orientation, size and text are all similar to Amigoni's etching.
[Ref: 47669]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Ex Tabella quæ adservatur in Ecclesia P.P. Oratorü Venetüs.
Ex Tabella quæ adservatur in Ecclesia P.P. Oratorü Venetüs.
Iacob Amiconi pin. F. Bartolozzi Sculp. I. Wagner recognovit et vend. Venezia C.P.E.S.
[n.d., c.1756.]
Engraving. Plate: 570 x 350mm (22½ x 13¾"). Creasing and foxing in small margins. Slight loss in top right margin.
A biblical scene showing St Francis watching over a cherub branding the figure of Heresy. Madonna sits with the enfant Jesus upon a cloud and the figure of God hovers above.
De Vesme: 256.II. Provenance: Edge Hall Library, Cheshire
[Ref: 46816]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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