GUARDI, Gianantonio
(b. 1699, Wien, d. 1760, Venezia)

Herminia and Vaprino Find the Wounded Tancred

Oil on canvas, 250 x 261 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice

This painting illustrates a scene from canto XIX of Jerusalem Delivered. It deliberately concentrates on slightly affected poses and gestures rather than the drama of the tale.

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