TINTORETTO
(b. 1518, Venezia, d. 1594, Venezia)

Spring

c. 1564
Oil on canvas, diameter 90 cm
Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice

The central oval canvas on the ceiling of the Sala dell'Albergo is surrounded by 16 allegories of various size. In the four corners are located the round allegories of the four seasons. The seasons are represented by cherubs vivaciously set out in a flowing agility of poses in the middle of varying vegetation.




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