Battle of Amazons, after Giuseppe Cesari, called Cavaliere d'Arpino
29.3 cm x 39.6 cm (11 9/16 in. x 15 9/16 in.)
(Florence, Italy, 1555 - 1630, Rome, Italy)
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Leo Steinberg Collection, 2002
Battle scenes have been a popular motif in Rome for millennia. Tempesta faithfully recreates the complicated rhythms of combat in Cavalier D’Arpino’s Battle Between the Greeks and the Amazons, from the frescoes of the Palazzo dei Conservatori.