Dead Christ with Angels — I remember distinctly the moment I first saw the work of the once-famous Bolognese master Procaccini. The painting can now be enjoyed in Sydney, for it was purchased Giulio cesare procaccini online dating afterwards by the Gallery of New South Wales.
Giulio Cesare Procaccini was born in Bologna inand moved his family to Milan in He was illiterate, and initially worked as a sculptor, but in he was commissioned to paint six of the 24 miraculous scenes commemorating the life of Cardinal Carlo Borromeo in Milan Cathedral. By his style showed an clarity and balance, with a brighter palette.
Two years later he was talent-spotted by the wealthy Gian Carlo Doria, who invited him to work for him in Genoa. While working there Procaccini was probably influenced by the vibrant compositions of Rubens, who had painted in the city a few years earlier. Visits to Rome, Venice, Parma and Modena enabled him to see paintings by Giulio cesare procaccini online dating, who had spent time in Rome, and by Correggio and Parmigianino, whose use of 'sfumato' softening of outlines he often adopted.
Procaccini was a hardworking and prolific artist, and his paintings are now widely scattered throughout Europe and beyond. The Mocking of Christ c. The figures are dramatically foreshortened and a skilful use of colour
The Giulio cesare procaccini online dating of the Cross c. Among Giulio cesare procaccini online dating, The Raising of the Cross is exactly the same size as the painting in Sheffield, and it is thought that both works are from a series showing the story of the Passion.
The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine. As well as majestic altarpieces, Procaccini also painted smaller, more intimate pictures. The original painting is at the Brera Museum in Milan, and the picture in Liverpool is thought to be a copy by a fellow-artist working in the Procaccini family studio. We want to what you think about Art UK.
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