King Ferdinand IV and Queen Caroline of Naples attending a game of palla a bracciale Oil Painting - Antonio Joli

King Ferdinand IV and Queen Caroline of Naples attending a game of palla a bracciale

Antonio JoliItem # 197526
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "King Ferdinand IV and Queen Caroline of Naples attending a game of palla a bracciale", originally brought to life by the talented Antonio Joli. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Antonio Joli and his artistic vision.

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  • Painting Description

    "King Ferdinand IV and Queen Caroline of Naples attending a game of palla a bracciale" is an 18th-century painting by the Italian artist Antonio Joli. This artwork captures a moment of leisure in the lives of the Neapolitan royalty, depicting them as spectators at a match of palla a bracciale, an early form of tennis. Antonio Joli, known for his vedute (view paintings) and capricci (imaginary landscapes), was adept at illustrating architectural vistas and social scenes with a keen eye for detail and a flair for capturing the grandeur of his subjects.

    The painting is set against the backdrop of a grand architectural setting, likely inspired by the palaces and gardens that were part of the royal estates in and around Naples. King Ferdinand IV of Naples, later Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, and his wife, Queen Maria Carolina of Austria, are portrayed amidst a gathering of courtiers and spectators, emphasizing their status and the courtly culture of the time.

    The game of palla a bracciale itself was a popular sport among the Italian nobility during the Renaissance and continued to be enjoyed in the 18th century. It involved players using a bracciale, a sort of wooden bracelet, to strike a ball in a manner similar to modern-day tennis. The inclusion of this game in the painting reflects the cultural interests of the period and provides a glimpse into the recreational activities of the European aristocracy.

    Joli's work is significant for its historical portrayal of the royal couple and the cultural pastimes of the era. The painting not only serves as a piece of visual documentation but also as an artistic representation of the social dynamics and aesthetic preferences of the Neapolitan court. As such, it holds value for both art historians and those interested in the cultural history of 18th-century Italy.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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