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Roberto Ferri Italian Painter - The Ritual Oil On Canvas 170 x 120 cm 2016 year Opera in the collection of contemporary art foundation of Rome - Palazzo Sciarra of Rome

Roberto Ferri - Chloris: A Nymph associated with spring, flowers and new growth, believed to have dwelt in the Elysian Fields. Roman authors equated her with the goddess Flora. Myths had it that she was abducted by (and later married) Zephyrus, the god of the west wind. She was also thought to have been responsible for the transformations of Adonis, Attis, Crocus, Hyacinthus and Narcissus into flowers.

Roberto Ferri is known for his poetic imagery imbued with references to Baroque painters such as Caravaggio and other old masters of Romanticism. His work focuses on the coexistence of good and evi…