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Tiepolo in Milan

Frick Collection, New York

16 Apr - 14 Jul 2019

The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto

The frescoes Tieopolo painted for the Palazzo Archinto, Milan, were destroyed by bombing in the Second World War. The surviving preparatory paintings and drawings have been reunited here, along with oil sketches relating to the frescoes’ complex mythological scheme. Find out more from the Frick Collection’s website.

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Perseus and Andromeda (1730), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Perseus and Andromeda (1730), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Photo: Michael Bodycomb; courtesy Frick Collection, New York

Triumph of the Arts and Sciences (c. 1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Triumph of the Arts and Sciences (c. 1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Photo: Luisa Oliveira; © Direção-Geral do Património Cultural / Arquivo de Documentação Fotográfica (DGPC/ADF)

Triumph of a Roman Emperor (1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Triumph of a Roman Emperor (1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Photo: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource, NY

Apollo and Phaëton (c. 1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Apollo and Phaëton (c. 1730–31), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Palazzo Archinto in 1948, after bombing in August 1943

The Palazzo Archinto in 1948, after bombing in August 1943. Photo: Su autorizzazione dell’Azienda di Servizi alla Persona Golgi-Redaelli di Milano

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