Rocky Landscape With Ambushes Of Brigands. Oil On Canvas 99cm X 137cm, 17th Century flag

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"Rocky Landscape With Ambushes Of Brigands. Oil On Canvas 99cm X 137cm, 17th Century"
Oil painting on canvas attributed to Gaspard Dughet (Rome, June 4, 1615 - Rome, May 25, 1675) or circle, depicting a scene in which a figure on horseback, probably a nobleman, is ambushed by a group of brigands hiding any shade of a large natural arch of rock and vegetation. We are in the middle of the action, the assistant who accompanied the rich man has already been forced to get off the horse and is searched by 3 men who block him.
The Lord resists on the back of his horse and seems to express through his gestures a strong repulsion during the event, perhaps in an attempt to mediate with their executioners; but beside them they are already shooting, it is about other brigands who shoot with guns on the rest of the Company who frightened flee by running with the horses.
The landscape where the convulsive scene takes place is impermeable, rocky and could refer to the Apennines of Lazio around the Castelli Romani. The naturalistic data is wisely rendered and seems to belong precisely to the landscape repertoires of the painter's history as much in the atmospheric rendering as a whole, in the rocks as in that of certain plants such as the sloping dry shrubs and the active coats.

The theme is also typical of the Italian-French painter, in fact he used to depict types of scenes like travelers on the march or pastoral scenes in landscapes typical of central Italy. In addition, the proportions of the characters represented in the composition and the cold chromaticity seem to be other points in favor of circumscribing the work in this area of attribution.

The canvas is in very good condition, has received an old relining. The frame with carved and gilded inserts is fashionable.

The measures of the canvas are: 99cm x 137cm We attach a certificate of authenticity to the sale.

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Price : 8500 €
Artist : Attr. A Gaspard Dughet (roma, 4 Giugno 1615 – Roma, 25 Maggio 1675)
Period:17th century
Style:Louis 14th, Regency
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Huile sur toile
Length: 99
Height : 137

Reference : 746541
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Rocky Landscape With Ambushes Of Brigands. Oil On Canvas 99cm X 137cm, 17th Century

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