Francesca Antonacci, Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art
Founded in 2003
Francesca Antonacci comes from an important family of roman antique dealers since 1916.
Her passion, her continuous research and talent are all assets that have been past on to her by her grandparents and mostly from her father Giuseppe who was an international and famous antiquarian.
She directed the historic family gallery for years and she specialized in furniture, works of arts and European paintings of the XVIII and XIX centuries.
Today Francesca Antonacci’s gallery is situated in Rome in via Margutta 54. It is a point of reference to all those people whose passions are: paintings, sculptures and works of arts either Italian or European between the end of the XVIII and the XIX century, with an interested eye to the XX century’s artists. Her gallery organizes exhibits that are often at museum level. Among her clients beside international collectors there are also the most important Italian and worldly museums.
She participated at the most important International Antiques Fair such as: TEFAF in Maastricht, the Biennale dell'Antiquariato in Florence; the Biennale dell'Antiquariato in Rome and Internazionale di Antiquariato in Milan, Salon du Dessin in Paris, Masterpiece in London.
Francesca Antonacci is member of the executive committee of the Biennale Internazionale di Antiquariato in Rome
- Lissa, 1866
Pope Pius IX's Nocturnal Benediction in Piazza del Quirinale, 1848
Oil on canvas
cm. 30 x 44
Caffi focuses on the play of light caused by the torches and bonfires on the façades of the Palazzo del Quirinale and Palazzo della Consulta, and on the obelisk and the statues of Castor and Pollux, the symbolic centre of Romanitas. Crucial to the painting is the depiction of the festive populace waving their arms and hats aloft, while the metal flagpoles glimmer in the light cast by the flames
- Roma 1878
h. cm 149 x 120 x 65
A version of one of the most famous and most successful works by this great sculptor.