Collection of gem impressions by Unknown Artist

Among the originals represented are many celebrated works of art - statues, boxes, bas-reliefs and paintings, besides specific groups of works by Canova and Thorwaldsen, and engravings by Giovanni Pichler and Nathaniel Marchant.

Details

Acquired in:
1981
Bequeathed by:
The Hon C E Stuart-Wortley through The Art Fund

Provenance

Collection may have been made by a traveller on the Grand Tour.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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