Skip to Content

Object Results

Showing 1 of 1


  FILTER RESULTS

Triumph of Hercules

1690s
18th century
48.2 cm x 36.3 cm (19 in. x 14 5/16 in.)

Lorenzo De Ferrari (Genoa, Italy, 1680 – 1744, Genoa, Italy) Primary

Object Type: drawing
Artist Nationality: Europe, Italian
Medium and Support: Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash with white heightening over black chalk on cream antique laid paper
Credit Line: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.1087

Son and pupil of Gregorio de Ferrari, Lorenzo carried on his father’s extravagant decorative manner while imposing a more conventional, academic order first gathered from the Bolognese active in Genoa, then reinforced by the classical Baroque tradition he experienced on a trip to Rome. This grand study for an illusionistic ceiling fresco epitomizes this style at an early stage, with its composition dependent upon one realized by Gregorio for the Palazzo Balbi-Senarega in the mid 1680s, but its construction more regular, forms more conventional, and handling more restrained. Despite its scale and elaborateness, the drawing is not connected with any known work by Lorenzo.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Keyword is "C" and [Object]Artist's nationality is "Italian" and [Object]Object Type is "Drawing" and [Object]Artist is "Lorenzo De Ferrari".

View current selection of records as:
CDWA Lite XML LIDO XML VRA Core 4 MODS XML Objects JSON







Web Privacy Policy | Web Accessibility Policy