(b. 1637, Venezia, d. 1712, Venezia)
Project for a stucco and painted ceiling1680s
École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
This project drawing was made for the ceiling of a salone in Palazzo Erizzo in Venice. The cartoon illustrates the deeds of Paolo Erizzo, 15th-century ancestor of the commissioning family, who was executed by Mehmed II after his heroic defence of Negroponte in 1469.