Antonio Canova in his studio with Henry Tresham and a plaster model.
Antonio Canova in his studio with Henry Tresham by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, c. 17881789
© V&A Picture Library
- Pastel on paper
- 75 x 100 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £262,700 ( Total: £525,400; Tax remission; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Francis Farmer (through Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox)
The pastle depicts Henry Tresham to the right looking intently at a model of 'Cupid and Psyche' while Antonio Canova, with mallet in hand looks to Henry Tresham.
Probably Marquess Wellesley thence by descent to current owner