KRAFFT, Johann Peter
(b. 1780, Hanau, d. 1856, Wien)

Ruggiero and Angelica

Oil on wood, 134 x 103 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

This painting represents a scene from Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. The scene of freeing Angelica is based to a large extent on Old Master compositions for Perseus and Andromeda and is painted in a style emulating Raphael's.

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