Sebastiano Ricci

1659 - 1734
Sebastiano Ricci was born in Belluno, and studied in Venice. He worked largely in Venice, but also in Parma. He visited Rome, Florence and other Italian cities. In 1712-16(?) he was in England, returning to Venice via France and possibly Holland. He died in Venice. Ricci was a leading decorative painter of the period. He was elected to both the Paris and Bologna Academies of art.

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Bacchus and Ariadne
Sebastiano Ricci
probably 1700-10
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Esther before Ahasuerus
Sebastiano Ricci
probably 1730-4
Esther before Ahasuerus
 
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