New York, East
25 November 1998
Alessandro Longhi* (1733-1813)
Portrait of Monsignor Francesco Dall'Acqua, half length, wearing a grey cloak and holding a copy of his book, in a library
extensively inscribed and dated '1773' on the book
oil on canvas--oval
38 x 30in. (96.5 x 77.5cm.)
Palazzo Dario, Venice.
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E. Martini, La pittura del Settecento veneto, 1982, p. 553, note 363, fig. 865 'Tra i molti ritratti di Alessandro, uno dei pi sobri e vivi quello di Mons.F.Dall'Acqua, datato 1773, gi in palazzo Dario di Venezia'.
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