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An image of A fisherman and his companion by Capodimonte

Capodimonte

(Italy 1743 – 1759)

Title
A fisherman and his companion
Year
circa 1750
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

20.0 x 17.2 x 10.7 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2010.202
Location
15th–19th c European art
Further information

The model is by Giuseppe Gricci. Though the source for this group has not been identified, Gricci’s figures have been shown in other cases to derive from prints after such artists as Pietro Longhi, Gian Domenico Ferretti and Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 42, 43 (colour illus.). cat.no. 45