06 mars 2017

Galleria Francesca Antonacci Damiano Lapiccirella Fine Art announces TEFAF highlights

ROME.- Created by the merger of two historic galleries that have been on the market for several generations, the Galleria Francesca Antonacci Damiano Lapiccirella Fine Art, with its prestigious headquarters in a fascinating courtyard in the centre of Rome, is a landmark for enthusiasts of "Grand Tour" paintings as well as drawings and sculptures by European artists from the late eighteenth century and the middle of the nineteenth. It is also a site for true museum-profile exhibitions. The gallery participates in the most... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2009

William Etty’s "Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball' purchased by York Art Gallery

William Etty’s ambitious "Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball" was commissioned in 1833 by MP Charles Watkin Williams–Wynn YORK- One of the finest portraits ever painted by York ’s most famous artist has been purchased by York Art Gallery. William Etty’s ambitious Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball was commissioned in 1833 by MP Charles Watkin Williams–Wynn and depicts two of the patron’s five daughters. It is one of only a handful of society portraits painted by the artist. The acquisition was made possible thanks to the... [Lire la suite]