Cittadini, Pier Francesco

Italy, (1615-1681)

  • Pier Francesco Cittadini - Circe and Odysseus
  • Circe and Odysseus

  • (ndg.), oil on board
  • 58.7 x 89 in. (149 x 226 cm.)
  • Private collection
  • Editor’s Note:

    In the right foreground is a servant feeding a group of pigs:

    Pier Francesco Cittadini - Circe and Odysseus, close up

About the Artist

Pier Francesco Cittadini (1616-1681), also called il Milanese, was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He is known for painting lush and rich still-lifes, portraits and religious or mythical scenes. [DES-01/11]

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