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Title

The apotheosis of a pope and martyr

circa 1780-1785


Artist

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Italy

30 Aug 1727 - 03 Mar 1804


Details


Date

circa 1780-1785


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

83.5 x 45.0 x 1.5 cm stretcher; 99.5 x 61.3 x 5.5 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of James Fairfax AC 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

178.1995


Artist information

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


The provenance of this work is under review and records will be updated as new details become available. The Gallery welcomes any information. Contact provenance@ag.nsw.gov.au

Provenance


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.

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.


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, The James Fairfax collection of old masters, Sydney, 1992, np.

Richard Beresford and Peter Raissis, The James Fairfax collection of old master paintings, drawings and prints, Sydney, 2003, p 188, no 54, col illus p 189.

Edmund Capon, Great philanthropists on trial : the art of the bequest, 'The James Fairfax collection', Melbourne, 2006, pp 126–35: p 129.

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 'Private treasures': an exhibition of art from Australian private collectors covering a period of five centuries, Sydney, 1978, np, no 154.

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

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

‘Chronique des Arts’, suppl to Gazette des Beaux-Arts, period 6, vol 127, year 138, nos 1528–29, Paris, Mar 1996, illus p 42, no 164.