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Selvaggio "Portrait of Emma, Lady Hamilton", fine Neapolitan (?) miniature on ivory, 1795/1800
FINAL DISCOUNT PRICE= 1200 USD
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As informed us our friend, world's best specialist in portrait miniatures Dr. Bodo Hofstetter (Switzerland)) it is a work of the same Italian, turn of 19th century miniaturist Selvaggio, whose signed miniature was offered in late 1980s-early 1990s at Christie's Geneva, where Dr. Hofstetter worked as an expert during that time.
We could not find anything about artist Selvaggio. Possibly it was a pseudonym (selvaggio = wild); also it is very possible that he lived in Naples (Neapel) - this miniature is an altered copy after miniature portraits of Lady Hamilton (see Wikipedia) by Neapolitan court artist, Frenchman Nicolas François Dun (1764-1832; see our images nr.7-8 and other works of this artist in our possession)...
We are very grateful to Dr. Hofstetter for his generous help
Creation Year: ca 1795/1800
Measurements: UNFRAMED:5,3x5,3cm/2,1x2,1in FRAMED: 14,5x13,8cm/5,7x5,4in
Object Type: Framed miniature
Style: Portrait Miniatures
Technique: watercolor on ivory
Inscription: remainder of signature: ....lvaggio
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Creator Dates: probably active in-Naples around 1800
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