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Antonio Zanchi (6 December 1631 – 12 April 1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque, active mainly in Venice, but his prolific works can also be seen in Padua, Treviso, Rovigo, Verona, Vicenza, Loreto, Brescia, Milan, and Bergamo, as well as Bavaria. He was born in Este and trained with Francesco Ruschi. His masterpiece was the canvas on the Plague of Venice painted for the Scuola di San Rocco. He also painted a number of canvases in the Venetian church of Santa Maria del Giglio. Among his pupils were Francesco Trevisani and Antonio Molinari.
Alexander Taking the Body of Darius (1660), Palazzo Albrizzi, Venice
Abraham Teaches Astrology to the Egyptians (1665), Santa Maria del Giglio, Venice
Martyr of Saint Julian (1674), St. Julian (San Guiliano), Venice
Crowning of the Virgin Mary with St. Girolamo Miani (1703), Patriarchal Seminary of Venice
Canvasses at the Santa Maria del Giglio church
Samson and Deliliah
Allegory of Time
Joseph Interprets Dreams, attributed work
Isaac Blesses Jacob
David and Goliath
Universal Law, Scuola di San Fantin, Venice
Mary Magdalene (110 x 90 cm), Musel del Prado, Madrid
Notes and references
French Wikipedia entry for Francesco Ruschi.
Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 204.
Pietrogrande, Giacomo (1881). Biografie Estensi. Tipografia alla Minerva dei Fratelli Salmin, Padua. pp. 71–92.
Giuseppe Pacciarotti, La Pintura Barroca en Italia (Baroque Paintings
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