Lisboa | From 14.07.22 to 05.10.22

BEAUTY, SEDUCTION AND SHARING

Exhibitions | Arts

Art Collection Maria and João Cortez de Lobão
Artemis appears to Admetus and Alcestis and Iphigenia in Aulis by Sebastiano Ricci

By one of the most notable artists of the Italian Baroque, Sebastiano Ricci (1659-1734), the MNAA will exhibit two important works, within the scope of the partnership with the Gaudium Magnum Foundation/Art Collection Maria e João Cortez de Lobão. Although dealing with two themes from classical mythology – Artemis appears in Admetus and Alcestis and Iphigenia in Aulis – these two superb canvases are testament to the modernity of Ricci’s internationalized style, heir to the Venetian colorist tradition and precursor, in many ways, of rocaille painting.

Source: MNAA

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