Work Record Linked to Name Authority [Figure 14]

Work Record

Class [controlled] paintings • European art
*Work Type [link] painting
*Title Landscape with Classical Ruins and Figures |
Title Type: preferred
*Creator display Marco Ricci
(Italian, 1676-1730), figures by Sebastiano Ricci
(Italian, 1659-1734)
*Role [link]: painter | Extent [controlled]:
landscape architecture | [link]: Ricci, Marco
*Role [link]: painter | Extent [controlled]: figures |
[link]: Ricci, Sebastiano
*Creation Date ca. 1725/1730
[controlled]: Earliest: 1720; Latest: 1735
*Subject [links to authorities] landscape ruins • human figures • Dionysos (Greek deity) • Classical architecture
Culture [link] Italian
*Current Location [link] J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California, United States) | ID:70.PA.33
*Measurements 123 x 161 cm (48 3/8 x 63 3/8 inches)
[controlled]: Value: 123; Unit: cm; Type: height
| Value: 161; Unit: cm; Type: width
*Materials and Techniques oil on canvas
Material [link]: oil paint • canvas
Description In this fantastic vista, Marco Ricci combined ancient Roman monuments, such as an obelisk, sections of temples, and statues, to create a scene both picturesque and evocative of the power of the ancient world.
Description Source [link] J. Paul Getty Museum
online. http:// (accessed February 10,

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Personal and Corporate Name Authority Record

*Names Ricci, Marco (preferred, inverted)
Marco Ricci (preferred, natural order)
Richi, Marco
Ricci, Marchetto
Rizzi, Marco
Rizi, Marco
*Display Biography Italian painter, 1676-1730
*Nationalities [controlled] Italian • Venetian
*Birth Date [controlled] 1676; Death Date: 1730
*Life Roles [controlled] painter • draftsman
Place of Birth [link] Belluno (Veneto, Italy)
Place of Death [link] Venice (Veneto, Italy)
Places of Activity [link] Veneto (Italy), England
Related People Relationship Type [controlled]: brother of
[link to related person]: Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, 1659-1734)
*Sources [links] Union List of Artist Names (1988-).
Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986).
Bolaffi, Dizionario dei pittori italiani (1972-1976).

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CREDIT: The J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles, California). Marco
Ricci (Italian, 1676-1730) and Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, 1659-1734);
Landscape with Classical Ruins and Figures, ca. 1725-1730; oil on
canvas, 123 x 161 cm; 70.PA.33. © The J. Paul Getty Trust.