About us Contact us Location Conditions of use Return Policy Payment Shipping & Packing Privacy

 

500 New Acquisitions

Advanced Search

Keywords

All Artists A-Z

25% DISCOUNT

50% DISCOUNT

VIP
very important paintings


Themes

Categories

PORTRAIT MINIATURES

WORKS OF ART


RUSSIAN ART




If you have a question about this item,
please contact us at: office@wilnitsky.net

# 37277

"Italian poet Pietro Metastasio", Austrian oil miniature on ivory, 1760/70

Price: 2500  EUR

(please note additional 13% tax applies for transactions concluded within the European Union)

THE SELLER WILL COVER INSURED SHIPPING WITH REGULAR MAIL FOR THIS ITEM!

This rare miniature portrait of famous Italian poet and librettist Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782; CLICK HERE and HERE) was made in 1760/70s in Vienna, where he spent the last 52 years of his life. Metastasio was considered to be the most important writer of "opera seria" libretti.

Our images nr.6-8 show a few other portraits of him.

Provenance: private collection, Germany

miokt2513

Condition: good; in original, carved and gilded Baroque frame made of wood

Creation Year: 1760/70

Measurements:UNFRAMED:7,0x5,8cm/2,8x2,3in FRAMED: 13,7x9,2cm/5,4x3,6in

Object Type:Framed miniature

Style: Portrait Miniatures

Technique: oil on thick ivory plaque (oval)

Inscription:old title on verso: "Pietro Metastasio"

Creator: Austrian School

Creator Dates: -

Nationality:Austrian

SHIPPING OPTIONS:

  • We will cover shipping with regular registered mail (delivery between 7-14 days) for this item.

  • OBS: Austrian mail refunds cases of loss or damage with maximum EUR 500.

  • Fully insured 2-3 days DHL service available upon request and subject to extra charges: office@wilnitsky.net



Click here for images free of watermark!


Click on images or on to see larger pictures!




1


2


3


4


5


6


7


8

Back To Top Copyright © 2001-2018 Wilnitsky.com All rights reserved (7644)