Paolo Gerolamo Piola (1666 – 1724), Diana/ Venus

Artist: PAOLO GEROLAMO PIOLA (1666 – 1724)
Title: Diana
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 76, 5 x 179 cm
Period: 1600

Title: Venus
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 76, 5 x 179 cm
Period: 1600

Both canvases are in a good state of conservation.

The sophisticated lightness of Venus, with her hair and decorative ribbons blowing in the wind, surrounded by flying birds attributed as doves, and the detached elegance of Diana, dressed in flowing drapery and escorted by three dogs in colourful furs, complement each other alongside the magnificent beauty … (For the complete description, see Domenico Piola 1628 – 1703 in Paths of Baroque painting, edited by Daniele Sanguineti, Sagep Editori, 2017)

Click HERE for a full description in the Catalogue Twenty-five years of activity 2017/2018, pg. 42-43