Antonio Bellucci

Antonio Bellucci (* 1654 Pieve di Soligo / Treviso, † 1726 ibid ) was an Italian painter of the Rococo period. Bellucci was known for his work in England, Germany and Austria. Bellucci painted in Dalmatia at Domenico Difnico and studied in Venice, where he was influenced by Andrea Celesti, Pietro Liberi and Antonio Zanchi. At times he lived in Dusseldorf at the court of the Elector Johann Wilhelm of the Palatinate, for the art gallery he created the images Danae in laburnum, Venus and Cupid.

Works (selection)

  • Paintings of Antiochus and Stratonike
  • Assumption of Mary
  • Glory of St. Augustine
  • Assumption

Bacchus and Ariane

Tarquinius raped Lucretia

Ascension of Christ ( Great Witley Church)

Homage to the Elector Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz, design of a ceiling painting for Schloss Bensberg, 1708/1709