This self-portrait shows Soldi when he had been in London for nearly six years and had risen to the height of his English reputation.
Self portrait of Andrea Soldi by Andrea Soldi, 1743
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 76 x 63 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £870 ( Total: £3,000)
- Acquired in:
- Cyril Humphris
Vertue records that in the following year, 1744, Soldi was thrown into prison for debt, the consequence of extravagant living.
Max Rothschild (1926); Cyril Humphries.