(b. 1559, Villa Castelvecchio di Cigoli, d. 1613, Roma)

Venus and Adonis

Oil on copper, 29 x 40 cm
Private collection

This painting is one of the few surviving works by Cigoli on copper and displays the artist's idiosyncratic use of strong primary colours and soft handling of paint.

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