(b. 1528, Verona, d. 1588, Venezia)
Temptation of St Anthony1552-53
Oil on canvas, 198 x 151 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Caen
This painting was commissioned from Veronese in Mantua by Cardinal Ercole Gonzaga for one of the side altars of the cathedral. In this painting, taken to France during the Napoleonic war, the influence of Giulio Romano and Michelangelo can be observed.