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Filippo Napoletano (Neapel um 1589 - Rom 1629) - The Baptism of Christ


The Baptism of Christ

Lot-Nr. 168 | Filippo Napoletano (Neapel um 1589 - Rom 1629)


The Baptism of Christ | Reserveprice 10.000 €

Oil/wood, 27 x 36,5 cm, slightly rest. - Expertise: Dr. Francesca Baldassari, Florence, 29.7.2010. Dr. Baldassari dates the painting the early 1620s. - The painting captivates by acutely modelled surfaces, the sophisticated rendering of materiality or the feet of Christ in the water as well as by the detailled rendering of landscape. Delicacy of execution and the small dimensions make the painting appear as a curiosity object from Napoletanos collection. - Painter, graphic artist a. draughtsman, trained by G. Wals in Naples a. A. Tassi in Rome, where he absorbed the art of P. Bril a. A. Elsheimer, 1618-22 he worked for Cosimo II in Florence, artworks from that time suggest a cooperation between N. a. J. Callot, the high grade of N."s painting left a strong impression on the dutch painters in Italy a. on C. Lorrain, N. was besides an eminent collector of curiosity objects.

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