23 Works, Today, March 4th. is artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #063

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696–1770)
Detail; Perseus and Andromeda, 1730

Oil on canvas
Height: 51.8 cm (20.3 in); Width: 40.6
The Frick Collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (March 5, 1696 — March 27, 1770), also known as Giambattista (or Gianbattista) Tiepolo, was an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice who painted in the Rococo style, considered important member of the 18th-century Venetian school. He was prolific, and worked not only in Italy, but also in Germany and Spain…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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