15th March 2019 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Ephemera

 
Lot 2
 

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De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo Vita di Angelica Kauffmann. Frirenze/; Molini, Landi e Comp., 1810...

De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo
Vita di Angelica Kauffmann. Frirenze/; Molini, Landi e Comp., 1810 [1811]. 8vo, paper wrappers; pp. viii, 116, [2]; port. frontis. after Kauffmann. First ed. Title page states 1810 publication but colophon has 1811 printing. Kauffmann was a hugely significant artist of the 18th century, being one of only two women invited to be a Founder Member of the Royal Academy. She only lived in Britain for 15 years, but became a great influence in part through her own talent and in part her friendship with Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Sold for £80
Estimated at £80 - £100


 

. Wrappers a little stained but clean internally.

Auction: Books, Maps & Ephemera, 15th March 2019

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