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The abduction of Dejanira by the centaur Nessus – F.MATANIA, circa 1920

Signature : Fortunato MATANIA,1881-?

Period : 20th century

Materials : Mixed media: oil, gouache, watercolor

Dimensions : L. 46.46 inch X H. 33.07 inch

Availability : In stock

Price : 8000€

The abduction of Dejanira by the centaur Nessus – F.MATANIA, circa 1920
Large oil on board  mixed media representing the abduction of Dejanira by the centaur Nessus.
Signed lower left ( hidden by the frame) F. MATANIA.
Fortunino MATANIA, Italian school , painter of genre and battles, born on April 16, 1881 in Naples (Bénézit, p.250, Tome 7)
Dejanira, the last mortal wife of Heracles is kidnapped by the centaur Nessus (on the advice of Hera) who offers to carry her on his back to cross the Evenos, then in full flood. He is killed with an arrow by the demigod who realizes the trick.
118×84 cm . with the frame

Availability : In stock