Friday, 23 May 2014

Guido Reni, frescoes in San Gregorio al Celio, Rome

The famous painter of Bologna (1575-1642) worked several years in Rome. In Vatican and roman museums are preserved many of his paintings. Frescoes on the wall made by Guido Reni are in some builduings. Very nice is the fresco "Aurora" in the Pallavicini-Rospigliosi palace on the Quirinal Hill
We have pictures of his frescoes in San Gregorio al Celio -oratory S.Andrea -

frescoes, photos © alpav

To learn more about the great complex of "San Gregorio al Celio", we recommend see article in Italian: S.Gregorio
Paintings of the famous painter are visible, as well as in Rome, in Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples and other Italian cities.
Visitors can see paintings by Guido Reni in many museums: National Gallery in London, the Louvre in Paris, Dresden Gemaeldegalerie, Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Vienna and other museums in Europe and the United States.
the paint Venus and Cupid, now in Dresden
This painting is probably one of the works of art sold in 1745 by the Duke of Modena to the Elector Augustus III of Saxony.

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