(b. 1655, Venezia, d. 1730, Villabona)

Orpheus and the Bacchantes

c. 1710
Oil on canvas
Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

This interesting work by the teacher of Giambattista Tiepolo shows how the taste for paintings of mythological and literary subjects continued from the Renaissance into the luminous art of the eighteenth century.

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