|Born||February 16, 1731
|Died||January 5, 1818
|Movement||Baroque paintings, Neoclassical paintings|
He studied in Rome under Marco Benefial. In 1750 he was called to Dresden, Saxony, where he was employed by Elected King Augustus III of Poland; after whose death he went to Vienna, and thence to Warsaw. There he met and worked by the side of another Italian painter in Dresden, Vienna and Warszawa, Bernardo Bellotto. He was the Director there of the newly set up Academy of Arts of Warsaw.
He painted a set of the Polish kings, from Boleslaus Chrobry forwards. That of Stanislaus II, Stanisław August Poniatowski has been engraved by A. de Marcenay de Ghuy, Küstner, and A. Fogg. He also made a portrait of Izabela Lubomirska in her wedding gown, that she commissioned years later after her marriage. Bacciarelli also painted scenes from the history of Poland. He died in Warsaw.
- Strength, Reason, Belief, and Justice, in the Old Audience Chamber
- The Flourishing of the Arts, Sciences, Agriculture, and Trade on the ceiling of the Old Audience Chamber
- Rebecca and Eleazar in the King's Bedroom
- Esther and Ahasuerus in the King's Bedroom
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Marcello Bacciarelli.|
- Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I: A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 66.
- The Ideal Eighteenth-Century Wedding Gown of Izabela Lubomirska at the Wilanów Palace Museum (accessed 9 November 2011)]
- Le peintre KUCHARSKY at museelouisxvii.com (accessed 28 December 2007)
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