An image of Bacchus and Ariadne

Jacopo Amigoni

(Italy circa 1685 – 21 Aug 1752)

Bacchus and Ariadne

Location
15th–19th c European art
Year
circa 1740-circa 1742
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
51.0 x 61.3 cm stretcher; 65.0 x 75.5 x 6.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of James Fairfax AO 1993
Accession number
481.1993
Provenance
Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Walburg-Zeil-Wurzbach, pre 23 May 1806, Vienna/Austria, Possibly AGNSW work. Joseph Franz Anton Graf von Walburg-Zeil-Wurzbach, Vienna, exhibited by him for sale by private contract, Truchsessian Gallery London, 14 May 1804 ff., no. 858 (Bacchus and Ariadne 1'5" x 2' / 43.2 x 61cm), unsold, and his (anon., 'Truchessian Gallery') sale, Skinner and Dyke, London 22-23 May 1806, 2nd day, lot no. 187.
C.P. Drinkwater, pre 1984, purchased by Agnew's 1984
Agnew's, London, 1984-30 Jul 1985, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's from C.P. Drinkwater 1984. Sold to James Fairfax, 30 July 1985. Purchased by Fairfax from the exhibition 'Venetian eighteenth century painting' 5 June - 19 July 1985, cat.no. 2
James Oswald Fairfax AC, 30 Jul 1985-31 Aug 1993, Bowral/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of James Fairfax 1993. Purchased by James Fairfax from Agnew's, 30 July 1985. Purchased from the exhibition 'Venetian eighteenth century painting' 5 June - 19 July 1985, cat.no. 2