STROZZI, Bernardo
(b. 1581, Genova, d. 1644, Venezia)

St Augustine Washing the Feet of Christ

Oil on canvas, 310 x 200 cm
Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti, Genoa

Strozzi, a monk of the Capucines Order, was the most significant painter in Genova at the beginning of the 17th century. He was under the influence of Rubens due to Rubens's paintings to be seen in Genova. In 1631 he moved to Venice where he painted several religious and mythological paintings.

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