24 novembre 2009

William Etty’s "Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball' purchased by York Art Gallery

William Etty’s ambitious "Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball" was commissioned in 1833 by MP Charles Watkin Williams–Wynn YORK- One of the finest portraits ever painted by York ’s most famous artist has been purchased by York Art Gallery. William Etty’s ambitious Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball was commissioned in 1833 by MP Charles Watkin Williams–Wynn and depicts two of the patron’s five daughters. It is one of only a handful of society portraits painted by the artist. The acquisition was made possible thanks to the... [Lire la suite]
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