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An image of God the Father supported by angels in the clouds by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

(Italy 30 Aug 1727 – 03 Mar 1804)

Title
God the Father supported by angels in the clouds
Other titles:
Study for the apotheosis of a pope and martyr
Year
1760-1780
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pen and black ink, brown wash
Dimensions

24.4 x 17.4 cm sheet (irreg.); 42.5 x 34.9 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l., ink "Dom. Tiepolo ...". Not dated
Credit
Gift of James Fairfax AC 1995
Accession number
175.1995
Location
Temporary exhibitions gallery
Bibliography (6)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 1995, Sydney, 1995, 56.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Sydney, 1992. no catalogue numbers

Richard Beresford and Peter Raissis, The James Fairfax collection of old master paintings, drawings and prints, Sydney, 2003, 190 (colour illus.), 191. cat.no. 55

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 'Private treasures': an exhibition of art from Australian private collectors covering a period of five centuries, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 153

Heim Gallery London, Italian paintings and sculptures of the 17th and 18th centuries, London, 1966, 15. cat.no. 42

Editor Unknown (Editor), Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 'Chronique des Arts' suppliment, Unknown, Mar 1996, 42 (illus.). no. 165

Exhibition history (5)

Italian paintings and sculptures of the 17th and 18th centuries, Heim Gallery London, London, Summer 1966–Summer 1966

'Private treasures': an exhibition of art from Australian private collectors covering a period of five centuries, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, 10 Jan 1978–21 Jan 1978

The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Apr 1992–14 Jun 1992

The James Fairfax collection of old master paintings, drawings and prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Apr 2003–20 Jul 2003

European prints and drawings 1500-1900, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Aug 2014–02 Nov 2014