Courtesy of Holkham Hall | Licence: All Rights Reserved
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Three Figures by a Tree

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Two Albums of Drawings after the Antique by Francesco Bartoli. Bound in gilt-tooled, full tan Morocoo, bound in c. 1830 by F&T. Aiken. Both volumes: 59.3 x 44.5cm.


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To the left is the tree, with a female figure standing to the right and holding a vase with a miniature pyramid in it. Below her is a female figure reclining against a cippus. On the right is a male figure, turned to the left, crowned with flowers and holiding a basket of fruit. Copy of Eton I.43.
Volume 1; Folio No. 35

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From the Watercolour World


Rome, Italy



Tww Comment

From an album in which Bartoli records classical motifs, many of which copied from frescoes in identified buildings in Rome.