Pair of 19th Century Framed Miniature Paintings
Pair of 19th century miniature paintings, one of Lucretia, the other of Sybilla both within well carved frames. After Guido Reni.
c. 1850
Guido Reni was born in Bologna into a family of musicians, Guido Reni was the son of Daniele Reni and Ginevra de’ Pozzi. As a child of nine, he was apprenticed under the Bolognese studio of Denis Calvaert. Soon after, he was joined in that studio by Albani and Domenichino. He may also have trained with a painter by the name of Ferrantini. When Reni was about twenty years old, the three Calvaert pupils migrated to the rising rival studio, named Accademia degli Incamminati (Academy of the "newly embarked", or progressives), led by Lodovico Carracci. They went on to form the nucleus of a prolific and successful school of Bolognese painters who followed Annibale Carracci to Rome. Like many other Bolognese. painters, Reni's painting was thematic and eclectic in style.
Height6.00 inch(15.2 cm)

Width5.75 inch(14.6 cm)
Ref No. 6609
£2650.00
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