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Agostino Carlini; Francesco Bartolozzi; Giovanni Battista Cipriani

3 of 16 portraits of Francesco Bartolozzi

Agostino Carlini; Francesco Bartolozzi; Giovanni Battista Cipriani, by John Francis Rigaud, 1777 - NPG 3186 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Agostino Carlini; Francesco Bartolozzi; Giovanni Battista Cipriani

by John Francis Rigaud
oil on canvas, 1777
39 1/2 in. x 49 1/2 in. (1003 mm x 1257 mm)
Given by M.H. Turner, 1944
Primary Collection
NPG 3186


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  • Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815), Engraver. Sitter in 16 portraits, Artist associated with 164 portraits.
  • Agostino Carlini (circa 1718-1790), Sculptor. Sitter in 5 portraits, Artist associated with 3 portraits.
  • Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1785), Painter and engraver. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist associated with 26 portraits.

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  • John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810), Painter. Artist associated with 8 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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Three Italian-born artists who made their careers in England and who were all founder-members of the Royal Academy. Carlini is shown with a sculptor's hammer, Bartolozzi with an engraver's burin, and Cipriani, sitting before the easel, has a palette and a brush in his hand.

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