• Happy birthday to Francesco Zuccarelli!

    4 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Happy birthday to Francesco Zuccarelli
    He was born onthisday in Pittigliano, Italy, 1702. In his softly colored, gentle landscapes, Zuccarelli placed more importance on lyricism than on realistic details
    Zuccarelli apparently began his artistic training very early with Paolo Anesi and later worked in Rome with Giorgio Morandi and his pupil Pietro Nelli. After returning briefly to Florence , he moved to Venice in about 1732 and became associated with the Venetian school .The facile technique, atmospheric light, and classical pastoral character that typify his picturesque Arcadian landscapes...
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