|Left: portrait of Malaspina
drawn byAntonio Ricci (1815). Gift of Loris J. Bononi.
Centro di Studi Malaspiniani, Mulazzo,
|Right: engraving by Antonio Dalcò (1815), derived from the Ricci drawing. Gift of Rossana Piccioli. Centro di Studi Malaspiniani, Mulazzo, Massa-Carrara, Italy.|
Ricci was a close friend of Malaspina. Giuseppe Stiozzi Ridolfi, another friend of the navigator, wrote that the drawing was more life-like than the engraving. (Note by Dario Manfredi.)
Images courtesy of the Centro di Studi Malaspiniani, Mulazzo, Italy.