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German 18th Century Neoclassical Themed Oil on Canvas

$48,500

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A superb quality German 18th century neoclassical themed oil on canvas by Johann Dominicus Fiorillo. The painting depicts a courtship in the town square with townspeople looking on. The maiden is draped in modest classical dress and the young man in a vibrant red garment, holds her hand. Wonderful execution and detail throughout. Johann Dominicus Fiorillo (Hamburg 1748-1821) was a German painter and historian of art. Fiorillo, a son of Italian composer Ignazio Fiorillo. He studied art and in 1761 went first to Rome then to Bologna, where he distinguished himself and in 1769 attended the academy. After which he returns to Germany and receives the appointment of historical painter to the court of Brunswick. In 1781 he moves to Géttingen and in 1784 was named keeper of the collection of prints at the university library. Fiorillo practiced his art almost until his death. The most remarkable of his painting is the 'Surrender of Briseis'.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 63.5 in. (161.29 cm)Width: 51.5 in. (130.81 cm)Depth: 3.25 in. (8.26 cm)
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 89721stDibs: LU949921456422

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
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