Vincenzio Vangelisti

Portrait Of Louis François Orléans De La Motte

Rp 6.140.000,00 IDR

Vincenzio Vangelisti (c. 1740-1798) was an Italian engraver, born in Florence. He visited Paris when young, where he became a pupil of Ignazio Hugford and Johann Georg Wille. In 1766, Emperor Leopold II of Austria invited him to Milan, where he became professor in the Brera Academy, and in 1790 first director of the School of Engraving instituted by that prince. Among the engravers who studied under him were Giuseppe Longhi, who succeeded him as professor, and Faustino and Pietro Anderloni.

Louis-François-Gabriel d'Orléans de La Motte, born in Carpentras on January 13, 1683 and died on June 10, 1774 in Amiens, was a 17th and 18th century French clergyman. He was Bishop of Amiens from 1733 to 1774.

Sources: Benezit, Dictionary of Artists; British Museum; Archives de France; Martial Levé, Louis-François-Gabriel d'Orléans de La Motte, évêque d'Amiens (1683-1774), Abbeville, éd. Charles Paillart, [1962]; Abbé Proyart, Vie de M. d'Orléans de La Motte, évêque d'Amiens, Lille, L. Lefort, 1849. Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z).

Artist: Vincenzio Vangelisti (c. 1740-1798).
Medium: Line engraving.
Condition: Very good condition
Dimensions: 26.5 x 18.4 cm / 10 ½ x 7 ¼ in. (sheet) – 24.5 x 16 cm. / 9 ¾ x 6 ¼ in. (image).
Frame: 37.5 x 29 cm / 14 ¾ x 11 ½ in. Black wood, acid-free matting and glass.
Origin: France.