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Fine Artwork Oil Painting Irish Cathedral Country Pastoral after Augustine AGLIO
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- 1 Stunning old antique in the Victorian style original vintage artwork oil on canvas Irish Cathedral country pastoral landscape after Augustine AGLIO.
- Subject a delightful pastoral scene.
- In the style of similar after Augustine AGLIO.
- Agostino Aglio December 15, 1777 – January 30, 1857 was an Italian painter, decorator, and engraver. He was born at Cremona. He initially studied at the Brera Academy under Giocondo Albertolli, and then traveled to Rome to work under Campovecchio Mantovano.
- In 1803 he came to England to assist William Wilkins, the well-known architect, in the production of his Antiquities of Magna Graecia which was published in 1807.
- For many years Aglio was employed in the decoration of theaters, churches, and country mansions both in England and Ireland.
- In 1819, he was employed, along with the architect Giovanni Battista Comolli, in painting vast frescoes for the Roman Catholic Church of St Mary Moorfields, London.
- Between the years 1820 and 1830, he published several books on art including a Collection of Capitals and Friezes drawn from the Antique and Antiquities of Mexico illustrated with over 1000 plates, drawn from the originals.
- He also painted a portrait of Queen Victoria, which was engraved.
- A street in modern-day Cremona is named after the artist.
- With cows grazing by the farmer in field around the river bend.
- Signed by the Irish school artist Olive Donnelly.
- Set in a gilt wood frame.
- A well-executed painting.
- We only sell paintings based upon quality & significance.
- Circa early 20th century 1900's.
- Ready for immediate home display.
- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Canvas has some small tears in places.
- Having foxing on the canvas back, some minor paint loss on the front commensurate with usage & age.
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- Cash upon collection is welcome.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approx
25" Wide (64cm)
20" High (51cm)