Virgin appears to victims of the Plague (1666)
Plague of Venice
Antonio Zanchi (6 December 1631 – 12 April 1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque, active mainly in Venice, but his prolific works can also be seen in Padua, Treviso, Rovigo, Verona, Vicenza, Loreto, Brescia, Milan, and Bergamo, as well as Bavaria.
He was born in
Este and trained with Francesco Ruschi. His masterpieces were the canvas on the [1 ] Plague of Venice painted for the Scuola di San Rocco and the ceiling on the Crowning of the Virgin Mary with St. Girolamo Miani (1703) in the Patriarchal Seminary of Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. He also painted a number of canvases for the Venetian church of Santa Maria del Giglio. Among his pupils were Francesco Trevisani and Antonio Molinari.
Alexander Taking the Body of Darius (1660), Palazzo Albrizzi, Venice
Abraham Teaches Astrology to the Egyptians (1665), Santa Maria del Giglio, Venice
Martyr of Saint Julian (1674), St. Julian (San Guiliano), Venice
Crowning of the Virgin Mary with St. Girolamo Miani (1703), Patriarchal Seminary of Venice Canvasses at the Santa Maria del Giglio church
Samson and Deliliah
Allegory of Time
Joseph Interprets Dreams, attributed work
Isaac Blesses Jacob
David and Goliath
Universal Law, Scuola di San Fantin, Venice
Mary Magdalene (110 x 90 cm), Musel del Prado, Madrid
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Abraham teaches astrology to the Egyptians (1665).
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Bibliography [ edit ]
Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. . Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 204. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters
Pietrogrande, Giacomo (1881). . Tipografia alla Minerva dei Fratelli Salmin, Padua. pp. 71–92. Biografie Estensi Giuseppe Pacciarotti,
La Pintura Barroca en Italia ( Baroque Paintings in Italy) (2000), Istmo, p. 275, ISBN 84-7090-376-4, página 275.
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