Tiepolo


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Tiepolo

Giovanni Battista . 1696--1770, Italian rococo painter, esp of frescoes as in the Residenz at Würzburg
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Tiepolo was born in Venice, itself a fanciful and theatrical city of canals, lagoons, piazzas, and palaces, the center of artistic splendor, even during its decline in the 18th century.
Concording with Guardi's volatile dazzle, the visions of his brother-in-law Giambattista Tiepolo (1690-1770) flare, sky-bound.
Aggressive bidders purchased a Tiepolo sketch for a ceiling mural that sold for $14,000.
While Degas owned several works by old masters including El Greco and Tiepolo, French art of the nineteenth century was his special collection delight and two of his idols, Ingres and Delacroix, are represented in depth.
Blue in the face behind my veils of smoke I try to recapture pool dreams or evoke aesthetic rapture, images of felicity, the mist on Monet's nebulous nenuphars or the dawn vision of a subsiding city 'rising like water-columns from the sea', everyone crowding to the rail to see the Tiepolo frescoes in the Gesuati, clouds of glory, Elysian yellows and blues.
Also new to the fair is Marty de Cambiaire, whose highlights include a red and black chalk Study of a seated male nude by Giambattista Tiepolo (Fig.
At the rambling Villa Tiepolo Passi, where the Countess was dishing up lunch, we had a tour of stately rooms so vast the young counts used to race up and down them on bicycles.
There followed volumes, in a similarly imaginative-critical-discursive style and form, on Kafka and Tiepolo.
The selection of art is dazzling and includes works by Tiepolo, Caravaggio, and Tintoretto as well as Kandinsky, Gauguin, and Matisse.
The 18th-century masterpiece had been painted by Giambattista Tiepolo, who one of the most brilliant and sought-after Italian painters of his time.
9m) - Ulysses Discovers Achilles Among the Daughters of Lycomedes, Apollo Skins Mars and Hercules and Anteus were touted as "the most important works by Tiepolo to have appeared at auction in the last half century", at Sotheby's in Milan.
And Veronese influenced the course of European art--in the 17th century through Rubens and Velazquez, in the 18th, through Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and others.