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Tiepolo, Giambattista

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fifth edition

Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782763

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(b Venice, 5 Mar. 1696; d Madrid, 27 Mar. 1770).

Venetian painter, draughtsman, and etcher. He was the greatest Italian (and arguably the greatest European) painter of the 18th century, his work bringing to a glorious conclusion the Italian tradition of fresco decoration begun by ...

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Subjects: Art

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