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Title

Bacchus and Ariadne


Artist

Jacopo Amigoni

Italy

circa 1685 - 21 Aug 1752


Details


Date

circa 1740-circa 1742


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

51.0 x 61.3 cm stretcher; 65.0 x 75.5 x 6.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of James Fairfax AC 1993


Accession number

481.1993


Artist information

Jacopo Amigoni

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Walburg-Zeil-Wurzbach, pre 23 May 1806, Vienna/Austria, Possibly AGNSW work. Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Walburg-Zeil-Wurzbach, Vienna, exhibited by him for sale by private contract, Truchsessian Gallery London, 14 May 1804 ff., no. 858 (Bacchus and Ariadne 1'5" x 2' / 43.2 x 61cm), unsold, and his (anon., 'Truchessian Gallery') sale, Skinner and Dyke, London 22-23 May 1806, 2nd day, lot no. 187.

C.P. Drinkwater, pre 1984, purchased by Agnew's 1984

Agnew's, London, 1984-30 Jul 1985, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's from C.P. Drinkwater 1984. Sold to James Fairfax, 30 July 1985. Purchased by Fairfax from the exhibition 'Venetian eighteenth century painting' 5 June - 19 July 1985, cat.no. 2

James Oswald Fairfax AC, 30 Jul 1985-31 Aug 1993, Bowral/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of James Fairfax 1993. Purchased by James Fairfax from Agnew's, 30 July 1985. Purchased from the exhibition 'Venetian eighteenth century painting' 5 June - 19 July 1985, cat.no. 2


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Agnew's, London, Venetian eighteenth-century paintings, London, 1985, 6 (colour illus.), 8. cat.no. 2

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1994, Sydney, 1994, 44.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Great gifts, great patrons: an exhibition celebrating private patronage of the Gallery, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Art Gallery of New South Wales, The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Sydney, 1992. no catalogue numbers

Richard Beresford and Peter Raissis, The James Fairfax collection of old master paintings, drawings and prints, Sydney, 2003, 12-15, 13 (colour illus.). cat.no.1

Editor Unknown (Editor), Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 'Chronique des Arts', Unknown, Mar 1994, 33 (illus.). no.144 with incorrect dimensions