The Searching Gaze

Already in his lodgings in Florence, people recommended that he should have his portrait painted by the young German painter who had resided there some time before. After the Accademia Clementia, the Florentine Accademia del Disegnio, the oldest in Italy, had made her an honorary member, too – in spite of her youth, her gender – and some weeks ago, the Accademia di San Luca had accepted her as well. She is painting all the English in Rome, Morgan wrote. David Garrick, whom he had seen in London´´s Drury Lane theatre playing Macbeth, had sat for her in Naples. An unusual portrait, the American doctor decided.


  • Herausgeber: Nagel & Kimche
  • Erscheinungdatum: 03. Februar 2007
  • Hardcover: 240 Seiten
  • ISBN: 978-3312003839