CROSATO, Giovanni Battista
(b. ca. 1685, Treviso, d. 1758, Venezia)

Apollo and Allegories of the Four Corners of the World (detail)

Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

The fresco in the middle of the ceiling of the ballroom in Ca' Rezzonico shows Apollo's Carriage rising in flight, drawn by four white horses and surrounded by a jumble of allegorical figures, to bring light to all parts of the world.

The picture shows a Apollo's carriage, a detail of the ceiling fresco.