Portrait of Winckelmann

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Portrait of Winckelmann is a 1764 painting by Angelica Kauffmann. It was produced in Rome and shows the notable archaeologist and art historian Johann Joachim Winckelmann reading from a book, which is resting on a bas-relief showing the Three Graces. It is signed at the lower right by the artist and is now in the Kunsthaus Zürich.

Bibliography[edit]

  • (in German) Bettina Baumgärtel, Angelika Kauffmann, Ostfildern, Hatje, 1998, ISBN 3-7757-0756-5
  • (in German) Tobias G. Natter, Angelica Kauffmann, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2007, ISBN 978-3-7757-1984-1