Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Allegory of the Planets and Continents



Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Allegory of the Planets and Continents

Literature

Everett Fahy (ed.), The Wrightsman pictures, New York; New Haven, 2005, nr. 27


Provenance

the artist, Venice, 1752–died 1770
his son, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Venice, 1770–died 1804
Antonio Canova, Venice, by 1811–died 1822
his half-brother and heir, Giovanni Battista Sartori, from 1822
Samuel Ware, Hendon Hall, London, by 1850–60
Charles Nathaniel Cumberlege-Ware, Hendon Hall, 1860–about 1870
C.F. Hancock, Hendon Hall, by 1890
Hendon Hall Hotel, by 1923–54
art market, London, 1954–56
with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, and Fritz and Peter Nathan, Zurich, 1956, sold to Wrightsman
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, New York, 1956–77

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1977.1.3

Other works by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo


Giovanni Battista Tiepolo The Death of Hyacinthus
The Death of Hyacinthus

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy
The Apotheosis of the Spanish Monarchy

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo A Female Allegorical Figure
A Female Allegorical Figure
c. 1740–50

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo The Death of Sophonisba
The Death of Sophonisba

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Allegory of the Planets and Continents
1752
185.4 x 139.4 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977