Giacomo Raffaelli
(Rome, 1753 – 1836)

Micromosaic circular plaque with an Etruscan vase

Signed and dated on the back: “Giacomo Raffaelli/fece/ Roma 1790”
Mounted on gilded metal.

7.2 (ø) cm
Reference bibliography
A.M. Massinelli, Giacomo Raffaelli (1753-1836) Maestro di Stile e di Mosaico Rome 2018, p. 270, n. 318. The vase depicted on this micromosaic is decorated with Cupid riding Pegasus, a model taken by an engraved gem by Giovanni Pichler (Naples, 1734 - Rome, 1791) of which the plaster cast is in the Beazley Archive, University of Oxford.
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