7 July 2000
Francesco Battaglioli (active Treviso, 18th Century)
A capriccio view of a town with elegant figures on a terrace by a ruined archway
oil on canvas
20 x 305/8 in. (51 x 78 cm.)
Signor Rossi, Venice.
Sir Richard Waldie Griffith, Bt., Hendersyde Park, Kelso, Scotland.
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G. Delogu, Pittori veneti minori del '700, Venice, 1930, p. 154.
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately