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Domenico Fetti
 




 

Domenico Fetti

(b ?Rome, 1588 or 1589; d Venice, 16 April 1623).

Italian painter. He is best known for his small-scale paintings illustrating the Parables (1618–21), painted in Mantua while he was court painter to Ferdinando Gonzaga. He was also a fine portrait painter. The great traditions of 16th-century Venetian art were his inspiration, yet he created a highly original, modern style in broadly handled paintings that glow with warm Venetian colour and vibrant light. Light was of paramount importance to him, and the radiant angel that features in many pictures, for example in Jacob’s Dream (Vienna, Ksthist. Mus.), represents light itself. A sense of melancholy pervades his art, its recurrent themes being visions, dreams and scenes of lamentation.



 


Saint Mary Magdalene Penitent

1615
Oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


 

 


The Repentant St Mary Magdalene

1617-21
Oil on canvas, 98 x 78,5 cm
Galleria Doria-Pamphili, Rome


 


David

c. 1620
Oil on canvas, 175 x 128 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice



 

David with the Head of Goliath

c. 1620
Oil on canvas, 153 x 125,1 cm
Royal Collection, Windsor



 

Ecce Homo

1600-10
Oil on canvas, 137 x 113 cm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence



 

Flight to Egypt

1621-23
Oil on canvas, 73 x 82 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna



 

Hero and Leander

1622-23
Oil on wood, 42 x 96 cm
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna



 

Melancholy

c. 1620
Oil on canvas, 168 x 128 cm
Musee du Louvre, Paris



 

Melancholy

c. 1622
Oil on canvas, 179 x 140 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
 

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