Giuseppe Mattia Borgnis (Craveggia 1701 - West Wycombe, Bucks. 1761)
Wall painting, south wall first flight from ground level. Wall divided in two vertical sections, divisions separated by borders and terms. The first section, above painted dado level shows a scene of 'Isaac and Rebecca spied upon by Abimelech'. (Gen: 26:1-11) after Raphael's Vatican Loggia. Below the dado is scrolling rinceau decoration. The scene is separated from the second vertical section by a term figure. This section shows a male figure, standing in a niche, carrying the marotte, the symbol of the fool. Above the niche is (south) wind.
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Giuseppe Mattia Borgnis (Craveggia 1701 - West Wycombe, Bucks. 1761), artist