Great 18th century painting, Bathsheba bathing

Antique Italian painting from the 18th century. Artwork oil on canvas depicting a mythological subject, Bathsheba bathing, of good pictorial quality. Painting of large size and pleasant impact adorned with a 20th century frame, carved and gilded, with some small signs of the time. The composition chosen by the painter to represent Bathsheba from behind in the foreground, in the distance to the right, King David is pleasant (see photo). The sacred scriptures narrate that one day King David, walking on the terrace of her palace, sees Bathsheba and falls in love with her. She is the wife of Uriah, a soldier engaged in war, and David will make him fight in the front row. Uriah will die in battle and the King will be able to marry the woman. Ideal painting to be placed in a large room, living room or study, of beautiful decoration. Artwork that has undergone a conservative restoration, relining, replacement of the stretcher and color recovery in some places (see photo). Painting overall in fair condition. Sight size H 115 x W 87 cm.

Sizes: H 132 x L 104 x P 5 cm

Technique: Oil on canvas

Age: 18th century

Cod: 10593

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