19 Works, November 15th. is Aniello Falcone’s day, his art, illustrated with footnotes #235

Aniello Falcone (1607–1656)
Roman Soldiers in the Circus, circa 1640

Oil on canvas
Height: 92 cm (36.2 in); Width: 183 cm (72 in)
Museo del Prado

Aniello Falcone (15 November 1600–1656) was an Italian Baroque painter, active in Naples and noted for his painted depictions of battle scenes. Some sources refer to him as Ancillo Falcone.

Born in Naples the son of a tradesman, he showed his artistic tendency at an early age. He first received some instruction from a relative, before becoming one of the most prominent pupils of José de Ribera…

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I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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