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Vertue, George, 1684-1756, artist.
Oratio Gentileschi, pictor G.V. d.
Related Title:
Orazio Gentileschi
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
1 drawing : port. ; image 15.2 x 12.6 cm., on sheet 18.7 x 14 cm.
Title from inscription in ink below image. | Drawing that was later used for an engraving published in : Anecdotes of painting in England, with some account of the principal artists / by Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Farmer, 1762, v. 3, opp. p. 113.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Portrait of Orazio Gentileschi (1563-639), Pisan-born painter, whose style was influenced by Caravaggio after they met in 1600. Gentileschi moved to London in 1626 at the invitation of George Villiers, first duke of Buckingham, the favourite and chief m
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Copy Specific Notes:
Signed in pencil, lower right corner: G.V. d.
  •  Gentileschi, Orazio, 1563-1638? - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - Italian - Portraits.
  • Crayon drawings - British - 18th century.
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