minerva v mercury after Ponchino

Mercury + Minerva

This was a part of my Veronese project until I realised it was original painting was by Giovanni Battista Ponchino, which is displayed on the ceiling of Sala del Consiglio dei Dieci in The Palace of the Doge in Venice along side a some Veronese pieces.

Variation of the composition with sunny aspect.

rough sketch

Variation of the composition with sunny aspect.

veronese
Mercury and Minerva
Giovanni Battista Ponchino
Ceiling fresco c. 1553.
Venice, Palace of the Doge Sala del Consiglio dei Dieci