The Battle of the Lapith with Centaurs by Sebastiano Ricci

The Battle of the Lapith with Centaurs by Sebastiano Ricci

Painting by Italian artist Sebastian Ricci “Battle of the Lapiths with Centaurs”. The size of the painting is 80 x 105 cm, oil on canvas. Lapith, in Greek mythology, a tribe that lived in Thessaly, on the slopes of the mountains of Ossa and Pelion. Descended from Lapith, son of Apollo.

They differed militant and independent character. In his picture of the mythological genre, painter Sebastiano Ricci portrayed the plot of the famous story of the battle of the lapifs with the centaurs, who decided to kidnap the king’s daughter, the lapiths.

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