CROSATO, Giovanni Battista
(b. ca. 1685, Treviso, d. 1758, Venezia)
Marriage of Alexander and Roxane1756-58
Villa Marcello, Levada di Piombino Dese
This scene is one the two scenes on the entrance wall flanking the door to the ballroom. In this scene the betrothed couple sit facing each other across a table that is arranged diagonally in front of a grand loggia. The demeanour of the heterogeneous figures around the table is characterized by the festive vivacity expected of such an event.