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Ernestine comt: de Durazzo née C: Weissenwolff ambassadrice imperiale a Venise

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Title
Ernestine comt: de Durazzo née C: Weissenwolff ambassadrice imperiale a Venise
Names
David, Giovanni, 1743-1790 (Artist)
Vitalba, Giovanni, 1738-1792 (Engraver)
Durazzo, Giacomo, 1717-1794 (Associated name)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1775 - 1780 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Dav G Dur 1
Topics
Weissenwolff Durazzo, Ernestine Aloisia, contessa, 1732-1794
Collectors and collecting -- History -- 18th century
Collectors and collecting -- Italy -- Venice
Genres
Prints
Portraits
Notes
Statement of responsibility: David gen. in. et ornau. ; Vitalba vultum perfec.
Caption title.
Acquisition: Gift, Walter Toscanini, 1970.
Biographical/historical: Among his many achievements, Count Giacomo Durazzo was appointed director of the imperial theatres in Vienna in 1754. He fostered Christoph Willibald Gluck's reforms of the Italian opera.
Biographical/historical: Giovanni David, a painter and printmaker from Cabella Ligure in the region of Genoa, was first active in Rome. In 1775, he moved to Venice where he was a protégé of Count Giacomo Durazzo from Genoa, imperial ambassador to the court of Vienna.
Biographical/historical: The printmaker Giovanni Vitalba studied with Joseph Wagner in Venice and worked with Francesco Bartolozzi.
Physical Description
Etchings
Aquatints
Extent: 1 print : etching, aquatint ; 44 x 30 cm., plate mark 27 x 21.3 cm.
Description
A profile portrait of Ernestine Durazzo, née Weissenwolf, spouse of the diplomat, bibliophile and collector Giacomo Durazzo, appears within an oval. A frame surrounding the oval is decorated with two books, a cushion, a stringed instrument and sheet of music, two doves, and a bow and quiver of arrows. This print served as a pendant to the etched portrait of Count Giacomo Durazzo.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79821674
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19704163
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54440530-f80f-0132-a75c-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1743: Creator Born
  • 1775: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1790: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ernestine comt: de Durazzo née C: Weissenwolff ambassadrice imperiale a Venise" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1775 - 1780. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/20275110-f812-0132-c70d-58d385a7bbd0

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ernestine comt: de Durazzo née C: Weissenwolff ambassadrice imperiale a Venise" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/20275110-f812-0132-c70d-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1775 - 1780). Ernestine comt: de Durazzo née C: Weissenwolff ambassadrice imperiale a Venise Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/20275110-f812-0132-c70d-58d385a7bbd0

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