Portrait of  Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarin

Portrait of Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarin

Most probably painted by Giovanna Fratellini  (Giovanna Marrmocchini Cortesi), 1666 – 1731. Portrait of  Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarin (6 June 1646, Rome – 9 November 1699, Chelsea) niece of Cardinal Mazarin. On the back, inscription of the identity of the portrayed person and the non pertinent name of an author (Lely). Florence, end of XVII … Continue reading

Pietro Bracci

Pietro Bracci

Pietro Bracci (known to have lived in Roma, 1817-1830) Collection of 30 plaster stamp with gems, cameos and intaglios by Nathaniel Marchant, Luigi Pichler, Giovanni Pichler e Giovanni Settari, with catalogue 1817 Inscriptions: Jane Craufurd Rome 1817