Rococo at its best

Jan 29, 2013 3:33PM
This Venetian Rococo painting, Scipio paying homage to Mars by Giambattista Pittoni, epitomizes Rococo art. It is a celebration of the joy of painting and the unbridled emotion that flowed onto canvases of the period. Most likely a commission for a grand home on the Venetian Canal, this picture was a crowning achievement for Pittoni.
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