Micromosaic / Micro-Mosaic / Micro Mosaic ivory box of "Tawney" the 6th Duke of Devonshire's Gordon Setter after Johann Wenzel Peter (Czechoslovakia 1745 - Rome 1829)
An ivory box set with an Italian micromosaic of "Tawney" a recumbent Gordon Setter attributable to the studio of Antonio Aguatti (d1846), Luigi Cavaliere Moglia (1813ca - 1878) or Giacomo Raffaelli (1753 - 1836). “Tawney” painted by Johann Wenzel Peter (Czechoslovakia 1745 - Rome 1829)was a Gordon Setter owned William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire KG, PC (1790 – 1858), who visited Italy in 1819. Italian, circa 1820. Although the painting returned to England, with the Duke, Peter kept his studies and the sketches used by the mosaicists.
The painting by Johann Wenzel Peter is in the Chatsworth House Collection.
This is a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes. Images are available for public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com