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[A young girl with a dove.]
[A young girl with a dove.]
[Vieira Del.t. F. Bartolozzi Sculps.t R.A. Engraver to his Majesty.]
[London, Published 1st June 1800 by William Jeffrey & Co.]
Stipple, scarce touched proof before letters, with added watercolour either by the artist or engraver. 440 x 340mm (17¼ x 13¼"), with wide large margins.
Portrait of a young girl with a garland in her hair, holding a dove, engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi after Francisco Vieira 'Portuense' (1765-1805). A later state was published as 'Affection. From an Original Drawing in the Possession of John Scott Esq.r', by Deely in 1809. Vieira came to London c.1796 and became Bartolozzi's lodger. After exhibiting at the R.A. in 1798 and 1799 he returned to Oporto, becoming court painter in Lisbon in 1802. At the same time Bartolozzi became director of the National Academy of Lisbon, living there until he died.
De Vesme 1305. Provenance: Edge Hall Library, Cheshire
[Ref: 47336]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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