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Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista

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Born: 1696 AD
Died: 1770 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

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1696 - Born in Venice on the 5th of March.

1717 - He left Lazzarini studios, and was received into the Fraglia guild of painters.

1719 - Tiepolo married Maria Cecilia Guardi, sister of two contemporary Venetian painters Francesco and Giovanni Antonio Guardi.

1750 - Tiepolo's reputation was firmly established throughout Europe, and accompanied by his son Giandomenico.

         - He traveled to Würzburg at the call of Prince Bishop Karl Philipp von Greiffenklau.

1753 - Tiepolo was now richly in demand locally and abroad, where he was elected President of the Academy of Padua.

1770 - Died on the 27th of March.

1772 - Tiepolo was sufficiently famous to be documented as painter to Doge Giovanni Cornaro, in charge of the decoration of Palazzo Mocenigo a San Polo.


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