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Danzatrice
Danzatrice A Sua Eccellenza il Sig.r Conte Andrea de Rosoumoffsky Consigliere privato di S. Mo. l'Imperatore di tutte le hussie. Senatore Cavaliere. Gran Croce di S. Andrea di S. Alessandro Newsky di S. Wladimir Classe &c. &c. &c.
Ant. Canova inv. e scolpi. G. Tognoli diseg: Ang. Bertini incise. Figura di grandezza naturale nel Palazzo di S. E. a Vienna. Antonio Canova D. D. D.
[n.d. c.1814].
Etching and engraving. 465 x 330mm (18½ x 13mm), with large margins. Light foxing in margins.
Sculpture of a young dancer, holding cymbals above her head. At the time of engraving a 'life-size figure' was at a palais in Vienna. The original sculpture by Canova (1757-1822) is now in the Staatliche Museen in Berlin. The print is dedicated, in French, to Prince Andrey Razumovsky (transliterated Rosoumoffsky) (1752-1836), a Russian diplomat who spent many years in Vienna.
From the Berkeley Collection, Spetchley Park.
[Ref: 55004]   £380.00  
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Danzatrice
Danzatrice Alla Nobile Donna Carolina Lady Cawdor nata Howard. Ant. Canova D. D. D.
A. Canova inv. e scolpi. G. Tognoli dis. D. Marchetti incise. Statua in marmo di grandezza naturale posseduta dall'Egregio Sig.r Dom.co Manzoni in Forli.
[n.d. c.1814]
Etching with engraving. 455 x 320mm (18 x 12½"). large margins. Mint.
Sculpture of a young dancer with a garland around her left arm. Antonio Canova's (1757-1822) scukptures on the theme of dancing were made between 1806 and 1811 and were immediately popular. The etching is dedicated to Lady Isobella Caroline Howard (1771-1848), who married Lord Cawdor in 1789. Lord Cawdor (1753-1821) commissioned and bought many sculptures from the young Canova but never received them. The location of the original sculpture is currently unknown.
From the Berkeley Collection, Spetchley Park.
[Ref: 55076]   £320.00  
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