Silvio going away with the Dog and followed by Dorinda (after Zucchi) (from Giovanni Battista Guarini's Il Pastor Fido Act 4 sc. 9)
after François-Xavier Vispré (c.1730 - London 1790)
Art / Wall paintings
Oil on plasterOrder this image
Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting (circular) on plaster, Silvio going away with the Dog and followed by Dorinda (after Zucchi) (from Giovanni Battista Guarini's Il Pastor Fido Act 4 sc.9). Previously catalogued as A Man with a Spear and a Hound running with a Woman (after Angelica Kauffman) by Louis-André Delabrière, circa 1785. A mythological subject, a young classical female figure runs towards a young man with hunting spear and hound. In landscape setting. Painted wall roundel, gilt border in laurel wreath.
Believed to have been commissioned by Noel Hill (1745-1789), created 1st Baron Berwick in 1784; by descent bequeathed to the National Trust with the estate, house and contents of Attingham by Thomas Henry Noel-Hill, 8th Baron Berwick (1877-1947) on 15th May 1953.
Makers and roles
after François-Xavier Vispré (c.1730 - London 1790), artist after Antonio Zucchi, RA (Venice 1726 – Rome 1796), artist previously catalogued as circle of Louis-André Delabrière, artist previously catalogued as after Angelica Kauffman RA (Chur 1741 – Rome 1807), artist