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Title

St Roch

1730-1735


Artist

Giambattista Tiepolo

Italy

05 Mar 1696 - 27 Mar 1770


Details


Other Titles

The Weary Pilgrim

Saint Rocco


Date

1730-1735


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

52.6 x 41.7 cm board; 70.2 x 59.1 x 6.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of J.S. Heron 1912


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1152


Artist information

Giambattista Tiepolo

Works in the collection

3


Provenance


John Speir Heron, Castle Hill/Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of J.S. Heron 1912. A loose notebook page from Heron's papers records the work as 'The weared pilgrim' by Salvator Rosa, lot 484, 13gns. The sale in question has not been identified. The Tiepolo was among Heron's effects aboard the Pericles when it was wrecked off Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia, in 1910. It was the only one of Heron's pictures to be recovered from the wreck and according to family tradition was washed up on a beach.


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Morassi, Complete catalogue of paintings of G.B. Tiepolo, London, 1962. fig.162, as c 1730-35

G. Piovene and Anna Pallucchini, L'Opera completa di Giambattista Tiepolo, Milan, 1968. cat.no. 77

Jon L Seydl, Giambattista Tiepolo: fifteen oil sketches, 'Saint Rocco', pg.39-43, 2005, 42 (illus.). fig.5.2, as Saint Rocco. Illustrated in reference to cat.no.5a and 5b

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 95 (illus.). cat.no. 281