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Who Was Italian Artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

An Italian Rococo painter.

Regia Marinho
3 min readMar 6, 2022


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Italian painter Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was born in Venice.

Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista — Fresken Treppenhaus des Würzburger Residenzschlosses, Szenen zur Apotheose des Fürstbischofs, Detail Giovanni Battista Tiepolo — 1750–1753.

March 05, 1696.

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (March 5, 1696 — March 27, 1770). He is also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo.

He was an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice who painted in the “Rococo” style.

He was prolific and worked not only in Italy but also in Germany and Spain.

And one of the greatest decorative painters of the eighteenth century in Europe, and its most able craftsman.

Apollo Pursuing Daphne, 1755–1760.

Apollo Pursuing Daphne, 1755–1760.

Roccoco or Late Baroque, is an ornamental and theatrical style of architecture, art, and decoration.

It combines asymmetry, scrolling curves, gilding, white and pastel colors, sculpted molding, and trompe-l’œil frescoes to create surprise and the illusion of motion and drama.

The Rococo style began in France in the 1730s as a reaction against the more formal and geometric Louis XIV style.

Apotheosis of Spain, 1762–1766.

Apotheosis of Spain, 1762–1766, Royal Palace of Madrid.

It is often described as the final expression of the Baroque movement.

The Empire of Flora, c. 1743.

The Empire of Flora, c. 1743, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Rinaldo Enchanted by Armida, 1742–1745.



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