Portraits of William Constable by Giovanni Pichler

Cameo set in a gold brooch (6.


Details

Medium:
Agate & gold (cameo); cornelian intagio & gold (seal)
Art Fund grant:
£5,400 ( Total: £11,400)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
S J Phillips

25 cms across) and Cornelian intagio set in a gold seal (2.5 cms high) depicting portraits of William Constable. Pichler specialised in carving portrait cameos/intaglios for Grand Tourists in Rome.

Provenance

Commissioned from Pichler by William Constable (1721-91); by descent to Raleigh Charles Joseph Chicester-Constable; probably sold circa 1950.

Venue details

Burton Constable Hall Burton Constable, Hull East Yorkshire HU11 4LN 01964562400 www.burtonconstable.com/

Entry details

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