13 avril 2009

The Mestrovich Collection in Ca' Rezzonico, Venezia

Benedetto Rusconi know as Diana (1460 ca. - 1525) Christ Benedictory. Oil on panel, cm. 60 x 52,5. Venice, Ca' Rezzonico - Museum of 18th Century Venice. Mestrovich Collection inv. 1 Details of the person and work of Benedetto Rusconi, called Diana, are still fairly unclear. Little is known in particular of his formative period and youthful work. The hypothesis that he studied under Lazzaro Bastiani has been dismissed, and an initial relationship with the conservative milieu of the Murano circle regarded as substantially... [Lire la suite]