Cesare Felix Georges dell' Acqua (Italian, 1821-1904) Warrior 35.5 x 28 cm.
Lot 2
Cesare Felix Georges dell' Acqua (Italian, 1821-1904) The Nobleman Anagnostis Giannoulidis 35.5 x 28 cm.
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,867) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Cesare Felix Georges dell' Acqua (Italian, 1821-1904)
The Nobleman Anagnostis Giannoulidis
signed and dated 'Cesare Dell Acqua 1860' (lower left)
watercolour on paper
35.5 x 28 cm.

Footnotes

  • Bearing a hand written inscription on the reverse reading "Anagnostis, one of the main noblemen of Greece, pondering over the liberation of his country from the Turks".

    Anagnostis Giannoulidis was a member of King Othon's parliament when he sat for the portrait. He later became mayor in Andros (1861-1863).

    Cesare Felix Georges Dell'Acqua was famous for his treatment of Greek subjects and in particular scenes from the Greek War of Independence. A notable example of his ability to depict the personal element of larger historical movements is the work titled 'Greek mother' that made a world record price in these rooms in December 2007.
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