PUBL: Toby Barnard – Trading in art: Antonio Cesare di Poggi (1744–1836) (Burlington Magazine, vol. 163, June 2021)

With the help of his English wife, Hester, the Italian artist A.C. Poggi forged a career in London as a portrait painter, a retailer of fans, a dealer principally in drawings and a publisher of prints. Poggi’s successes and failures reflect changing fashions and fortunes in the capital’s competitive art world between his arrival in England c.1770 and departure for the Continent in 1801.

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