Anton von Maron---Portrait of Virginio Bracci

Portrait of Virginio Bracci Inscribed on the reverse of the canvas: Ant. De maron pingebat anno 1790.

Anton von Maron ( Vienna 1732-1808 Rome )

Oil on canvas
26.25" x 19.75" SOLD
( 66.6cm x 50.2cm )
Provenance : Private Collection, U.K.

The sitter Virginio Bracci ( 1737-1815 ) was an architect and the son of Pietro Bracci, a leading sculptor in 18th century Rome who was resposible for the allegorical figures for the Trevi Fountain and several tomb monuments in Saint Peters Basilica