Niccolo del’Abbate, (1509 or 1512 – 1571), The continence of Scipion (detail)

Italian Mannerist painter and fresco artist who introduced Flemish mythology to French art. Decorated the Château de Fontainebleau.

22-la-continence-de-scipion-moyen

La continence de Scipion – détail (d’après Niccolo del’Abbate)

Advertisements

About kinneret

Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
This entry was posted in art, Mannerism, Renaissance and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Share your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s