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Diana and Actaeon  1603

by Giuseppe Cesari

The last exponent of Roman Mannerism was the Cavaliere d’Arpino, born Giuseppe Cesari. He was one of the fresco painters most frequently employed of the Curia. In addition, his carefully executed cabinet pictures were highly prized by art-collecting prelates and aristocrats, and his mythological compositions of refined erotic content were always sure to find satisfied p...

50 × 69 cm
Oil on copper
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