Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769–1852)

Artist:
Carlo Amatucci (Italian, active late 18th–early 19th century, died Mafra 1819)
Date:
shortly after 1813
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Pink wax on slate (?) ground; frame: papier maché lacquered black, and copper-gilt rim
Dimensions:
Diameter (sight): 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Martin, 1938
Accession Number:
38.145.14
Not on view
The sitter received the Order of the Tower and Sword [Portugese] in 1811; the Fleece, end of 1812 or beginning of 1813; the Garter, 1813.
Signature: On tranche of shoulder: Carlo Amatucci F
Mrs. Hastings (until 1919; sold for $17.10 to Martin) ; Mary Martin (1919–38; bequeathed to MMA)
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