Self portrait of Andrea Soldi by Andrea Soldi

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£870 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
1972
Vendor:
Cyril Humphris

Vertue records that in the following year, 1744, Soldi was thrown into prison for debt, the consequence of extravagant living.

Provenance

Max Rothschild (1926); Cyril Humphries.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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