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An image of The apotheosis of a pope and martyr by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

(Italy 30 Aug 1727 – 03 Mar 1804)

Title
The apotheosis of a pope and martyr
Year
circa 1780-1785
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

82.2 x 44.2 cm stretcher; 99.5 x 61.3 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of James Fairfax AO 1995
Accession number
178.1995
Location
15th–19th c European art
Provenance (2)

James Oswald Fairfax AC, 23 Mar 1970-22 Jun 1995, Bowral/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of James Fairfax 1995. Purchased by James Fairfax through Heim Gallery, London 1970.

Société pour le commerce des tableaux, S.A., Paris, 1966-23 Mar 1970, Paris/France, Sold to James Fairfax through Heim Gallery, London, 23 March 1970. Heim commission book, Getty Research Institute.

Bibliography (7)

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, 188, 189 (colour illus.). cat.no. 54

Edmund Capon, Great philanthropists on trial : the art of the bequest, 'The James Fairfax collection', pg.126-135, Melbourne, 2006, 129.

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. 154

Heim Gallery London, Italian paintings and sculptures of the 17th and 18th centuries, London, 1966, 13. cat.no. 29

Adriano Mariuz, Giandomenico Tiepolo, Venice, 1971, 136 (illus.). pl. 326

Editor Unknown (Editor), Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 'Chronique des Arts' suppliment, Unknown, Mar 1996, 42 (illus.). no. 164

Exhibition history (4)

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