(b. 1601, Sant'Arcangelo di Romagna, d. 1682, Wien)
The Death of Cleopatra1658
Oil on canvas, 140 x 159,5 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
This work from the end of his Viennese period is a broader reworking of the theme of the female nude that Cagnacci had so sensually explored on several occasions. Such works were unsurprisingly popular.