Early Medieval theatre[ edit ] Hrosvitha of Gandersheim, the first dramatist of the post-classical era. Faced with the problem of explaining a new religion to a largely illiterate population, churches in the Early Middle Ages began staging dramatized versions of particular biblical events on specific days of the year. These dramatizations were included in order to vivify annual celebrations.
About the same age as Piazzettaand an elder contemporary of Tiepolohe represents a late version of the vigorous and luminous Cortonesque Style of grand manner fresco painting.
Inhe apprenticed to Federico Cerebri of Venice.
Others claim Ricci's first master was Sebastiano Mazzoni. Ina youthful indiscretion led to an unwanted pregnancy, and ultimately to a greater scandal, when Ricci was accused of attempting to poison the young pregnant woman to avoid marriage.
Imprisoned, he gained release only after intervention of a nobleman, probably a Pisani family member. He married the pregnant mother inalthough this was a stormy union. After his arrest, he moved to Bologna, where he domiciled near the Parish of San Michele del Mercato.
His painting style there was apparently influenced by Giovanni Gioseffo dal Sole. On December 9,the Count of San Segundo near Parma commissioned from Ricci the decoration of the Oratory of the Madonna of the Seraglio, which he completed in collaboration of Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena by Octoberreceiving a compensation of 4, Lira.
Fromthe apartments of the Parmense Duchess in Piacenza were decorated by Ricci with canvases recalling the life of the Farnese pope: He was again imprisoned, and nearly executed, but ultimately was freed by the intercession of the Duke of Parma.
The Duke employed him and assigned him a monthly salary of 25 crowns and lodging in the Farnese Palace in Rome.
Inthe Venetian geographer Vincenzo Maria Coronelli commissioned a canvas of the Ascension that was inserted on the ceiling of sacristy of the Basilica of the Santi Apostoli in Rome.
In Vienna, Frederick August II, the elector Saxony, requested an Ascension canvas, in part to convince others of the sincerity of his conversion to Catholicism, which allowed him to become the King of Poland. Date Unknown Florentine Fresco Masterpieces In the summer ofhe traveled to Florence, where he completed a work that is by many considered his masterpieces.
During his Florentine stay he first completed a large fresco series on allegorical and mythological themes for the now-called Marucelli-Fenzi or Palazzo Fenzi now housing departments of University of Florence. After this work, Ricci, along with the quadraturista Giuseppe Tonelli, was commissioned by the Grand Duke Ferdinando de' Medici to decorate rooms in the Pitti Palacewhere his Venus takes Leave from Adonis contains heavenly depictions that are airier and brighter than prior Florentine fresco series.
These works gained him fame and requests from foreign lands and showed the rising influence of Venetian painting into other regions of Italy. Frescoes in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence: Innow painting alongside his nephew, the also well known Marco Ricci, he painted two canvases: Madonna and Child with Saints: Date Unknown Esther Before Ahasuenus: The authenticity of the two large-size biblical scenes is confirmed by drawings which have survived in Ricci's Venetian sketch-book.
From their size and form it may be assumed that these pictures adorned the walls of a large room, and on the evidence of their style they were most likely painted in the 's. In the long and narrow field the artist built up his composition as a frieze; the figures are graceful and supple, their animation and vigor create a vivid rhythm, the grouping is loose but nevertheless powerful.
Moses Drawing Water from the Rock: Originally positioned on the North wall, at the top of the staircase this scene depicts Bacchus, god of wine, seated on a golden chariot, surrounded by followers. His attention is drawn to the lonely figure of Ariadne, abandoned on the Island of Naxos by Theseus.
The Meeting of Bacchus and Ariadne: Here Bacchus came to her rescue.
Classical representations show Ariadne asleep when Bacchus arrives, as described by Philostratus. But according to Ovid she was at that moment lamenting her fate, and Renaissance and later artists generally depict her awake.
Bacchus took her jeweled crown and flung it into the heavens where it became a constellation. Ariadne was readily consoled by him and they were married shortly afterwards.
One calm, clear night Diana, the moon, looked down and saw him sleeping. The cold heart of the virgin goddess was warmed by his surpassing beauty, and she came down to him, kissed him, and watched over him while he slept.
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