The central space is dedicated to Italian paintings and includes an exquisite Bernardo Daddi gold-ground panel painting of around 1345, alongside portraits by Parmigianino and Domenichino
His picturesqueness, as he explicitly states at the end of act II, is anchored in the frescos of the Italian painter Domenichino
(Domenico Zampieri) in the Polet Chapel of San Luigi dei Francesi in Rome, four panels known as the St.
Some of the paintings, by artists including Guercino, Guido Reni, Domenichino
and Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini were bought for as little as PS100 in the mid-20th century but the value of the entire collection is now put at more than PS100 million.
It is, however, possible to find additional subsequent oblique references to Anguillara's text--such as the two versions of Apollo Flaying Marsyas by the seventeenth-century painters Domenichino
The sale will also offer Portrait of a Man, Half-Length, With His Arms Akimbo, by Rembrandt (1606-1669) (estimate: pounds 18-pounds 25million) and Saint John the Evangelist by Domenico Zampieri, called Il Domenichino
(1581-1641), one of the most significant Baroque paintings to go to auction (estimate: pounds 7-pounds 10million).
1554-1626), as well as those by Annibale Carracci (1560-1609) and Domenichino
(1581-1641), whose landscapes most closely embody the conventions Mancini regarded as constitutive of the genre.
Represented are masterworks by such luminaries as Domenichino
, Sabastiano Ricci, Guercino, and Tiepolo.
An oil painting of Saint Jerome, painted around the start of the 17th century by Italian artist Domenichino
, has been bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, alongwithpaintings by Sir Kyffin himself.
The famous landscape painter left much of his estate - including a painting believed to be worth about pounds 1m by Italian artist Domenichino
- to Welsh charities.
The story of his death in Bethlehem comes from Pseudo-Eusebius of Cremona, who recorded that the ninety-year-old saint, "'with great crying and gasping,' received communion with his disciples shortly before death" (Richard Spear, Domenichino
, New Haven, 1982, p.
Slosh' became a byword among them, a symbol of their distaste for the conventional admiration of the high and late Renaissance artists, for the painters of the Bolognese school, the Carracci, Guido Reni, and Domenichino
In the same gallery, the continuation and transformation of Annibale's ideals are demonstrated by a better-known mythological picture, Diana and Her Nymphs (1616-7), by his compatriot and sometime assistant, Domenico Zampieri, known as Domenichino