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Allegory of the Redemption
Oil on panel. Ca. 1587
Ligozzi, Jacopo
Allegory of the Redemption
Oil on panel. Ca. 1587
Ligozzi, Jacopo

Ligozzi painted numerous allegories on death and the vices, using a macabre and morbid language that included skeletons and hourglasses. In works of this type the artist employed his imagination and profound knowledge of nature to express a deeply-felt and personal religiosity, evident in details such as the serpent, the butterfly wings and the personification of Sin.

A chimera
Pencil, Touches of chalk / pencil, Grey-brown wash, White lead on yellow paper. 1590 - 1610
Ligozzi, Jacopo (Attributed To)
A chimera
Pencil, Touches of chalk / pencil, Grey-brown wash, White lead on yellow paper. 1590 - 1610
Ligozzi, Jacopo (Attributed To)

In Greek mythology, the chimera was a fire-breathing female monster resembling a lion in the forepart, a goat in the middle and a dragon in the hind. According to legend, she was a daughter of Typhaon and Echidna, and had three heads, one for each of the three animals of which she was composed. In this drawing, the dragon at the rear emits what appear to be tongues of flame. The chimera caused hav

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