Francesco Maggiotto (1750-1805), Italian
JOANNES GRADONICUS, DUX VENETORUM, 1355
Oil on copper sculpted oval; titled with letters in the border of the oval cartouche: “Joannes Gradonico Dux Venetiarum Electus Anno MCCCLV”, signed and titled verso
Oval 5.75" x 4.75" — 14.6 x 12.1 cm.
Purchased by the present Private Collection, Toronto from an antique store in Felixstown, England as a Christmas gift in 1956;
Gifted to the brother of the present Private Collection, Ontario in 1956;
Gifted back to the same Private Collection, Toronto upon the brother’s death in 2013