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Paradise- the vision of St Domenico
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Bernardo STROZZI
Paradise- the vision of St Domenico
[Il Paradiso]
c.1620- 1621
Oil on canvas
176 x 107 cm  [HxW]
Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti, Genova

This is a study for a ceiling fresco in a church in Genoa. A Genoese who belonged to the Capuchin order he became one of the many foreign residents seeking inspiration in Venice. His modelling of forms with a brush indicates an interest in Barocci, Tintoretto, Ribera and Rubens.

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