(b. ca. 1510, Zara, d. 1563, Venezia)
Conversion of Saul1540-45
Oil on canvas, 205 x 265 cm
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice
Tortured contortions after the style of Parmigianino and the sophisticated elaboration of narrative and atmosphere combine to dull Saul's illumination on the road to Damascus in the dusty tones of the earth-laden wind.