RICCI, Sebastiano
(b. 1659, Belluno, d. 1734, Venezia)

Hercules and Antaeus

1706-07
Fresco
Palazzo Marucelli-Fenzi, Florence

This painted sculpture on the window wall of the Sala d'Ercole supplements the three labours of Hercules painted on the large panels of the other walls. Here Ricci quotes Vincenzo de' Rossi's group in the Palazzo Vecchio, a famous work of Florentine sculpture.




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