Kauffman Angelica - (Furniture Decoration)

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Kauffman, Angelica - (Furniture, Decoration) (1741-1807) Swiss painter of Chur and decorative artist who came to London from Venice in 1766. In 1769 she was elected a member of the Royal Academy. She was employed by the brothers Adam to supply decorative paintings, and many painted medallions on contemporary furniture are copied from engravings after her work. She left England in 1782.


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