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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


Accession number

178.1995


Artist information

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Works in the collection

5


Shown in 5 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


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

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

‘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.

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

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

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

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