Marcantonio Franceschini 1648-1729
Diana and Actaeon, Liechtenstein Museum Vienna
Birth of Apollo and Diana, Liechtenstein Palace Vienna
Venus anointing the Dead Adonis, Liechtenstein Museum Vienna
Birth of Adonis about 1685-1690
Marcantonio Franceschini was a Bolognese painter and draughtsman. He was employed by the princes of Europe, working extensively for Prince Johann Adam of the House of Liechtenstein, and towards the end of his career was called to Rome by Pope Clement XI, who eventually knighted him.