Corrado Giaquinto

1703-1766 Italy/Spain-Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Corrado Giaquinto was born in Molfetta, Southern Italy. His initial training was in his home town before he went on to study under Francesco Solimena in Naples. He was later influenced by Luca Giordano. Whilst working in Rome, one of his students was José del Castillo. Castillo accompanied him to Madrid when he was summoned by Ferdinand VI in 1753. In Madrid, he became Director of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando and supervisor of the Royal Tapestry Factory of Santa Bárbara. Other prominent students of his were Antonio González Velázquez and Mariano Salvador de Maella. In Spain, he received numerous commissions, most notably two frescoes in the Royal Palace. He returned to Naples in 1762 where he died four years later.

 

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a sorceress

a sorceress

agony
in the garden

agony in the garden

allegories of justice
and peace

allegories of justice and peace

allegory of fortitude
and vigilance

allegory of fortitude and vigilance

allegory of peace
and justice

allegory of peace and justice

allegory of the
vanquishing of war

allegory of the vanquishing of war by truth hope and prudence

apotheosis of the
spanish monarchy

apotheosis of the spanish monarchy

apparition of the
virgin to st philippe

apparition of the virgin to saint philippe neri

assumption of
the virgin

assumption of the virgin


autumn

autumn


baptism of christ

baptism of christ

ceiling of san nicola
dei lorenesi church

bozzetto for the ceiling of san nicola dei lorenesi church

ceiling of san nicola
dei lorenesi

bozzetto for the ceiling of san nicola dei lorenesi

bozzetto for the
ceiling of san nicola

bozzetto for the ceiling of san nicola

christ
at the column

christ at the column

christ
before pilate

christ before pilate

descent from
the cross

descent from the cross

 

flagellation
of christ

flagellation of christ

holy trinity with the
virgin and the saints

holy trinity with the virgin and the saints

jacob and rachel
at the well

jacob and rachel at the well

landscape with
hunters

landscape with hunters

landscape with
waterfall

landscape with waterfall

martyrdom of saint
laurent

martyrdom of saint laurent

mary immaculate and
the prophet elijah

mary immaculate and the prophet elijah

moses striking
the rock

moses striking the rock


nativity

nativity

penitent
magdalen

penitent magdalen


pieta

pieta


rape of europa

rape of europa


sacrifice of iphigenia

sacrifice of iphigenia

saint lawrence
in glory

saint lawrence in glory

saint margeret
mary alacoque

saint margeret mary alacoque


saint nicholas

saint nicholas

saint nicholas saving
the shipwrecked

saint nicholas saving the shipwrecked

saint
philip neri

saint philip neri

 

satan
before god

satan before god


self portrait

self portrait

spain pays homage
to religion

spain pays homage to religion

sunrise with the
triumph of bacchus

sunrise with the triumph of bacchus

the archangel
with saints

the archangel with saints

the battle
of clavijo

the battle of clavijo

the
brazen serpent

the brazen serpent

the crowning with
thorns

the crowning with thorns

the
holy trinity

the holy trinity

the
last supper

the last supper


the paradise

the paradise

the singer
farinelli

the singer farinelli


the visitation

the visitation

the way
to calvary

the way to calvary

tobias and
the angel

tobias and the angel

triumph
of galatea

triumph of galatea

triumph of saint
john of god

triumph of saint john of god


winter

winter