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Abbate, Niccolo dell' (1509 or 1512 - 1571)
Allegory of AbundanceDate: after 1552
Movement: Renaissance (Late, Mannerism)
Technique: Pen and ink
Museum: Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rennes
Supplement of technique: Pen, brown ink and brown wash,
Size: 29 x 25.9 cm ,
Notes: With Primaticcio under which he worked at Fontainebleau after 1552, that Nicolo introduced a new register of pagan iconography came from Italy.Without doubt he should recognize in this scene probably draft an allegory of Abundance.
The abundance comes with the peace that closes any conflict: as the young woman who is the symbol portrays Does military trophies (shields, helmets, trumpets), crown of laurels of victory according to traditional representations from Antiquity.
However, due to the originality of design, the usual attribute of the horn (the abundance) full of fruit yields by up to a pomegranate, symbol of resurrection Christianised and fertility.
Nicolo composed a typical figure of his invention, brilliant, not hesitating to change the image patterns to better capture the imagination. The drawing with the pen is fine and small, full of elegance Mannerist bellifontaine, which recognizes the influence of Parmesan.
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