Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

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Noun1.Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Italian painter (1696-1770)Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Italian painter (1696-1770)    
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This is nowhere better revealed than in his 14-year battle for the restitution of one of his great-grandfather's paintings, stolen from his grandmother's apartment in Paris in 1979 --The Miracle of St Anthony, an oil sketch for an altarpiece of around 1754-56 by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Fig.
One suite, the Alcova Tiepolo Suite (103 sq m), has frescoes painted by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in 1750 with hand-painted chinoiserie wall panels.
Sebastiano Magnanini, 46, stole PS2million work Education of the Virgin by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo from a Venice church in 1993.
He won the Prix de Rome in 1752, after which he spent six years studying in Rome and Venice, where he was deeply influenced by the work of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770).
One had to feel a little sorry for him in the reckoning: One of his paintings, through no doings of his own, breaks auction records for a work by a living European artist, and he gets pitted against no less a luminary than Giovanni Battista Tiepolo as quintessential of what art historian James Meyer called the market's "overestimation of the contemporary.