(b. 1648, Bologna, d. 1729, Bologna)
Birth of Adonis1692
Oil on canvas, 481 x 254 cm
Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna
This painting belongs to the original decoration of the Liechtenstein Garden Palace at Rossau commissioned by Johann Adam Andreas I von Liechtenstein (1657-1712). A series of Ovid's subjects was originally intended to adorn an entire room.