Giuseppe Mattia Borgnis (Craveggia 1701 - West Wycombe, Bucks. 1761)
Architecture / Features & Decoration
Lime plaster, sand, hair, casein and pigments.
2 x 4 mOrder this image
West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire
Wall painting, North Wall, on second floor. The wall is divided into two registers with scrolling rinceau in the lower with a representation of ‘Hercules Resting’ after Carracci’s fresco in Camerino Farnese, Rome. Painted by Guiseppe Borgnis c.1755, the staircase scheme includes biblical and mythological scenes. The wall painting on the north wall is on the upper landing and depicts ‘Hercules resting from his labours’.
Makers and roles
Giuseppe Mattia Borgnis (Craveggia 1701 - West Wycombe, Bucks. 1761), artist