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Eye Candy for Today: Corvi’s Allegory of Painting

Allegory of Painting, Domenico Corvi
Allegory of Painting, Domenico Corvi

Corvi, an Italian Baroque painter, has given us a delicate rendered pean to the artist’s pursuit. The mask on her head represents the illusionistic qualities of art.

In the Walters Art Museum. Click “Explore Object” in the upper left of the image for zoomable view.


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3 responses to “Eye Candy for Today: Corvi’s Allegory of Painting”

  1. Wow so beautiful arts collection looking so nice. You have done really a great work. Please keep it up…

  2. Susanne E. Avatar
    Susanne E.

    It is always interesting to come to your blog, how do you find all these little known painters?

    On the BBC paintings site I found a painting by Corvi that I like even more, a portrait of a fellow painter:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/david-allan-17441796-artist-212209

  3. Mark P Avatar
    Mark P

    Look at all those earth colors on that palette she’s working with, any modern artist worth their salt would be appalled!!!