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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (aka Giambattista Tiepolo)

Italian painter and draftsman

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
He was the most renowned painter of 18th-century Italy and the last great representative of the grand tradition in Italian art. He was famed as a draftsman and canvas and fresco painter, specializing in dramatic religious and mythological scenes. He enjoyed international patronage.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500018523.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (aka Giambattista Tiepolo):

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Seated Magician (Le Magician Assis et Observant des Cranes), 1737 Etching
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo An Audience with Death (La Mort Donnant Audience), 18th century Etching
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Two Soldiers and Two Women, ca. 1750 Etching on laid paper
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo A Shepherd with Two Magicians, ca. 1735-1740 Etching on laid paper
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo The Discovery of the Tomb of Punchinello, 1735-1740 Etching on white laid paper
Jean-Honoré Fragonard after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Mucius Scevola before Porsenna, ca. 1763-1764 Etching on laid paper
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Saint John the Baptist Preaching, ca. 1740-1750 Etching on off-white laid European paper
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Old Man with an Open Book, 18th century Etching on laid paper
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Tarquinius and Lucretia, 1745-1750 Etching on lightweight cream laid paper
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