(b. 1628, Bologna, d. 1719, Forli)

The Fall of Man

c. 1700
Oil on canvas, 312 x 197 cm
Szépművészeti Múzeum, Budapest

This colossal canvas is a masterly representative of the Bolognese school. A perfect blend of Correggiesque tenderness and classicising design, it belonged to the famous collection of Prince Miklós Esterházy II.

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