BACICCIO
(b. 1639, Genova, d. 1709, Roma)

The Preaching of St John the Baptist

c. 1690
Oil on canvas, 181 x 172 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

The composition of the painting, painted for the Jesuits in Rome, derives from a design by Bernini, known by the Baciccio from an engraving.




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