ACQUISTI, LUIGI *#
- Born: 1745 Died: 1823
Italian sculptor, who was born in Forlí in 1745 and died in Bologna in 1823.(1) Bas-reliefs by Acquisti of the story of Daedalus were acquired by Valentine Lawless, second Baron Cloncurry and hung over the doors of the dining room at Lyons House, Co. Kildare.(2)
(1) Information from Riccardo Cigola, www.italycyberguide,com.
(2) J.B. Burke, Visitation of Seats and Arms (2nd ser., 1855), I, 81-2.
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|Building:||CO. KILDARE, LYONS|
|Nature:||Bas-reliefs of the story of Daedalus over dining-room doors.|
|Refs:||J.B. Burke, Visitation of Seats and Arms (2nd ser., 1855), I, 81-2|