Giovanni Battista Tiepolo art links 


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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: Fresco from the Royal Palace of Madrid, 1762-66
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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

[Italian Rococo Era Painter, 1696-1770]

• Also known as:  Giambattista Tiepolo
Jean-Baptiste Tiepolo
• Relationships: Father of Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo.
Tiepolo's students included Charles Flipart and Francesco Zugno.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteAlte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
5 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
11 works by Tiepolo

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Tiepolo

Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
3 paintings online in high resolution

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
See the "Italy 17th – 18th centuries" section

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Apollo and Daphne, ca.1743-44

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Marriage allegory

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
The Adoration of the Magi

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Saints of the Crotta Family

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Apotheosis of Saint Roch

Akademie der Bildenden Künst, Vienna (in German)  
Phaeton and Apollo, ca.1730

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Seated Woman and Standing Man Surrounded by Other Figures., ca.1750s

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
The Harnessing of the Horses of the Sun

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Allegoria del Merito

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Allegoria Nuziale

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Zefiro e Flora

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
La Nobiltà e la Virtù abbattono la Perfidia

Ca' Rezzonico - Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Venice (in Italian)  
Ritratto del doge Giovanni II Corner

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
The Adoration of the Magi, print, 1740s
Saint Charles Borromeo, 1767-69

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
71 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Two Nudes in a Landscape, ca.1723

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Diana Bathing, ca.1760

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Perseus and Andromeda
Young Man Holding a Book

Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (mostly in Italian)  
Apparizione della Sacra Famiglia a San Gaetano

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Roman Matrons Making Offerings to Juno, ca.1745-50

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Marche Region Museums, Italy
Apparition of the Virgin to San Filippo Neri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
The Head of Truth, chalk drawing, ca.1744

Museo Correr, Venice (in Italian)  
L'angelo della Fama

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan, Italy

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
City view, pen and ink drawing, 1750-60

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Time unveiling truth, ca.1743

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The suicide of Ajax, ca.1720-22

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Marriage Allegory, 1740s

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
The Banquet of Cleopatra

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
The Apotheosis of Admiral Vettor Pisani, ca.1743

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
The Banquet of Cleopatra and Antony, ca.1747-50

Palazzo Ducale, Venice (in Italian)  
Venezia e Nettuno, 1745-50

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pierpont Morgan Library, New York City
Psyche Transported to Olympus, ca.1740

Pinacoteca Civica di Vicenza, Italy (in Italian)  
Note that the black titles are not clickable but the dark gray titles are. Confusing.

Pinacoteca dell'Accademia dei Concordi, Rovigo, Italy (in Italian)  
Click the down arrow to page through the collection; G.B. Tiepolo painted the 19th work

Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo, Brescia, Italy (in Italian)  
Adorazione dei Magi, print

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Querini Stampalia Foundation Museum, Venice (in Italian)  

Ringling Museum of Art, Florida
An Allegory Representing the Glory and Magnanimity of Princes, ca.1760

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Les vertus théologales

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
The Crucifixion, 1745-50

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Apollo Presenting Beatrice of Burgundy to Frederick Barbarossa as his Bride

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Kneeling Moor with Parasol

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  
Click "Immagini" to see a large image from a 2006 exhibition

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
The Death of Sophonisba, ca.1755-60
The Death of Hyacinthus, 1752-53

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
The Way to Golgotha

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
from Vari Capricci, 1741-42

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Anthony seated with an old man and a servant, drawing

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Cleopatra, drawing

Virtual Uffizi
Erecting a Statue in Honour of an Emperor
Rinaldo abandons Armida

Wawel Royal Castle, Krakow, Poland
The Annunciation

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
8 works online when last checked

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Dorotheum Auctions, Vienna - Notable Past Sales
See the text link to a high-resolution image

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Death of Hyacinthus (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo at The Artchive  

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteGiovanni Battista Tiepolo in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
The Triumph of Virtue and Nobility over Ignorance

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Farbdia Archiv (Color Slide Archive) (in German)  
Thousands of photographs of fresco cycles and wall decorations in churches and other buildings in and around Germany.
Click "Galerie" for a normal overview; click "digilib" to zoom in.

Humanities Web  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Giovanni Battista Tiepolo  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Slate Magazine
"Heaven and Earth: Giambattista Tiepolo's balancing act," article by Christopher Benfey

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Giambattista Tiepolo: His Life and Art

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Giambattista Tiepolo 1696-1770

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Masters of Art: Tiepolo

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Heaven on Earth: Masterpieces of the Wurzburg Years


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