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Insipid show of a weak painter: Angelica Kauffman, at the Royal Academy, reviewed

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

Angelica Kauffman

Royal Academy of Arts, until 30 June

Angelica Kauffman’s funeral in Rome in 1807 was designed by her friend Canova on the model of Raphael’s. The corpse of ‘the great Woman, the always illustrious holy and most pious… was accompanied to the Church by two very numerous Brotherhoods… followed by the rest of the Academicians & Virtuosi who carried in triumph two of her Pictures’.

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