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Bice del Balzo at the Castle of Rosate

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Bice del Balzo at the Castle of Rosate
Italian: Bice del Balzo at the Castle of Rosate
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ArtistVincenzo Petrocelli
Year1840
TypeOil on canvas
Dimensions230 cm × 260 cm (89 in × 102 in)
LocationMuseum Palace of Caserta

Bice del Balzo at the Castle of Rosate (also known as Bice del Balzo at the Castle of Rosate) is a 19th-century painted in oil on canvas made by Vincenzo Petrocelli, in 1840, in Venice, Italy. The artwork measures centimeters 89 x 102,[1] it is part of the Collection of the Palace of Caserta Museum.

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Taken from the novel Marco Visconti by Tommaso Grossi published in 1834,[2] the scene depicted shows Bice del Balzo in the castle of her father, Count Oldrado del Balzo, in 1329. Courted by Marco Visconti but in love with Ottorino, cousin of Marco, she ends up dying from the shenanigans of this last...

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