Jacopo Amiconi (ca. 1685-1752) also known as Giacomo Amiconi, was a prolific portraitist in 18th century Europe.
Jacopo Amiconi Summary:
- Amiconi was born and began his career in Venice, but moved all throughout Europe.
- Although he is known for his portraits, he also dabbles in mythological and religious scenes.
- He was the court painter of Ferdinand VI of Spain.
- He, then, became the director of the Royal Academy of Saint Fernando.
- His daughter, Caterina Amigoni Castellini, is also an artist and deals with pastels.
Jacopo Amiconi Famous Paintings:
- The Rape of Europa (ca. 1729)
- Princess Anne (1709-1759) (undated)
- Farinelli and his friends (1752)
- Mercury About to Slay Argus (1730-1732)
- Lady Sophia Bentinck (1701–1748), Duchess of Kent (undated)
- Aeneas and Achates Wafted in a Cloud before Dido, Queen of Carthage, with Cupid at Her Feet (undated)
- Frederick, Prince of Wales (1735)