Posts Tagged ‘1802’

Pigot Diamond Auction of 1802 – Mr. Christie’s

Documentation for the Pigot Diamond Auction that took place May 10, 1802 at Mr. Christie’s. This documentation seems to have originated first in London around 1812 and the made its way to France given the French translation of the Drawing #2. Drawing #2 is by John Francillon of 24 Norfolk Steet, Strand, London on September…

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Illustrations of a Great Trip to Italy 1802

This series of illustrations are from Naples and the campagna felice. In a series of letters, addressed to a friend in England, in 1802. Published 1815 by R. Ackermann in London. From what I can guess Don Luigi may have been Luigi Schiavonetti given his collaboration with the print maker. I invite more comments and…

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