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Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista

Born: 1696 AD
Died: 1770 AD
Nationality: Italian
Categories: Painters

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.