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  • Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century
    Niccolò Amastini (Italian, 1780–1851)
    Rome
    Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment; 2 x 1 3/8 in. (52 x 36 mm)
    Signed: N. AMASTINY
    The Milton Weil Collection, 1940 (40.20.30)

    Freely adapting unique compositions, Niccolò Amastini described with elegant linearity the contours of the baby god and his wild attendants under a vine-wrapped tree.

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  • Education of the Infant Bacchus, first half of 19th century
    Niccolò Amastini (Italian, 1780–1851)
    Rome
    Onyx; framed in gold with four perforations for attachment; 2 x 1 3/8 in. (52 x 36 mm)
    Signed: N. AMASTINY
    The Milton Weil Collection, 1940 (40.20.30)


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