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Allegory Of Liberal Arts Giandomenico Cignaroli
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"Allegory Of Liberal Arts Giandomenico Cignaroli"
Oil painting on canvas with dimensions of 68 x 92 cm without frame and 88 x 112 cm with frame illustrating the allegory of painting, sculpture and music by the liberal arts with Minerva and his shield to monitor a group of putti of the painter Giandomenico Cignaroli (Verona 1722-1793). The painting in question is one of the representations that ensured the Italian and European fame in Cignaroli. For the courts of northern Italy such as Milan, Crema, Brescia and Mantua and abroad such as Dresden and Vienna, the painter has carried out numerous studies on the characters and putti that have enthralled the public both by their sentimentality only by their talents as a painter. Thanks to the delicate color and sensitive qualities of observation, the painter describes the human passions in these portraits. The composition is very versatile and intelligently calibrated in colors, especially in these continuous contrasts between the very light and slightly darker parts, where the artist's extraordinary versatility is evident thanks to a classical education due to the study of great masters. thanks to the copying of plaster models and engravings, both thanks to an unbridled passion for music that made everything faster, more colorful and more ethereal. The subject of the canvas is a deity represented in a pleasant, simple and free manner that controls the putti devoted to the liberal arts dreamily, protected and characterized by their attributes, valuable because of a memory or a anecdote, dispersing their spirit in an almost Arcadian world and in any case far removed from the reality where we immediately perceive the overflowing personality of Cignaroli, given the strong impact of the colors on the canvas, thanks to a clear preference for the drawing that makes to emerge at the same time the richness of the details and a very methodical and rational arrangement of each individual. character or object; these two canvases show us how the painter acquired the luminism typical of those great Venetian artists who met in Italy in Venice in the 50s and 60s of the 18th century. This composition, probably painted in the 80s and 90s of the eighteenth century, was realized in the period of maturity of the painter's artistic career, or at the moment when Giandomenico was able to dose carefully all the good things he knew in his paintings. different Grand Tours in the most important courts in Europe, it is of very good quality. It is a painting of the full maturity of the painter in which he uses the scenographic capacity of the mythological paintings to build the talented orchestration of the two blocks of the scene, separated by the sight of the landscape that opens the space at the bottom; the range of clear and harmonized colors on the red is highlighted by the light which, in a beam, strikes the foreground of the left. Thus, the naturalistic reminiscences, under the mediation of the local Caravaggeschi, of the Verona period, and the classicism so insistent in the mythological works seem to fade to leave room for a softer and more domestic monumentality. Giandomenico Cignaroli develops a very personal painting in which a great importance takes the plastic and graphic values. Its fame is linked above all to many mythological thematic paintings, of which the paintings presented here constitute one of the most representative examples ", the tendency to postcaravagist naturalism and to escape in a classic and mythological world is harmonized. The work, like all our objects, is sold with a photographic certificate of authenticity, this document identifies the object by adding value to the article, we take care of the transportation and personally organize the packaging and shipping works of art with confidence all over the world Ms. Riccardo Moneghini Expert in Old Paintings - Art Historian
Price:18500 €
Artist : Giandomenico Cignaroli ( Verona 1722 - 1793 )
Period:18th century
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Huile sur toile
Width : 92
Height : 68
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