Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet
Venus At Her Toilet

School of FRANCESCO ALBANI (1579-1660)

Venus At Her Toilet

17th century Italy

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Francesco Albani (Bologna 1578 - Bologna 1660), circle
Venus at her Toilet

oil on canvas
(cm.): 93 x 133
with frame 113 x 153

The proposed table, representing the Venus at her Toilet, is due to an active painter in the second half of the seventeenth century, strongly influenced by the examples of style and composition of Bolognese Francesco Albani.

Disciple of Annibale Carracci, Albani has contributed greatly to the spread of Bolognese classicism with an interpretation of the most idyllic and conform to your most intimate taste of some customers.

The more intense and productive aspect of the workshop Albani necessarily arises in mythological paintings, rather than reigiosi. The composition of considerable gains inspirations test work in particular by Francesco Albani, "Primavera", now in the Galleria Borghese in Rome;

The classicism of the seventeenth century brought an idealized art, ethereal and dreamlike, which were inspired by the great Renaissance masters such as Raphael and Titian and themes often treated the ancient repertoire and classical mythology.

The goddess Venus, lying on a rich sedan chair and wearing a coat revealing her breasts, she looks in a mirror held by Cupid;

Behind two nymphs intention of handing her to do her hair and jewelry; the sides of the stage there are some cupids in various attitudes, both playing in the water and a third on the left, holding a piece of paper in his hands as he leans on a table;

The work is accompanied by a part of the nineteenth century, lacquered and gilded. As each of our subject, the work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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Height 133.00 cm (52.36 inches)
Width 93.00 cm (36.61 inches)
External Height 153.00 cm (60.24 inches)
External Width 113.00 cm (44.49 inches)
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