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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista 1696-1770. Italian painter. He produced a large body of secular and ecclesiastical works, including The Banquet of Cleopatra and The Martyrdom of Saint Agatha (both 1750).

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  • n. Italian painter (1696-1770)

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Examples

  • And the sleeves were lined with a cherry pink which is so peculiarly Venetian that it is called Tiepolo pink.

    The Captive

  • Calasso calls Tiepolo "The last breath of happiness in Europe," but then goes on to examine the darker tenor within his work.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • After other substantial poems of book-length scope, such as Tiepolo's Hound, Walcott has made a triumphant return to the lyric collection that began his career.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Emili first hears the name 'Tiepolo' from the stamp collector who chooses not to explain the connection with the map however by the time Emili receives his mysterious gift the shop has long closed.

    British Blogs

  • Inspired by the city's lagoon and canals, Twombly splashed acrylic onto canvases shaped like baroque ceiling paintings, as if Monet was meeting Jackson Pollock and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

    Cy Twombly obituary

  • The current exhibition, which was first seen at London's National Gallery, helps make a stronger case both for Canaletto and his competitors, if only by eliminating all the delicious distraction offered by sexier artists such as Giambattista Tiepolo and Sebastiano Ricci.

    Canaletto's paintings showed more than the tourist side of Venice

  • Today, the museum café has been installed in the former dining room—a beautiful wood-paneled salon, where a stunning Tiepolo ceiling immediately draws the eye.

    The Most Agreeable Hour

  • Jean Cazals for The Wall Street Journal Today, the museum café has been installed in the former dining room—a beautiful wood-paneled salon, where a stunning Tiepolo ceiling immediately draws the eye.

    Standing on Ceremony

  • Its model, preserved in the Musée d'Orsay, reveals a graceful composition of airborne deities in the manner of the 18th-century Venetian painter Tiepolo.

    Architecture as Allegory

  • The Annunciation, Tiepolo (1696-1749), pen and brown ink, brown wash www. christies.com/LotFinder/LargeImage. aspx? image =/lotfin ...

    My Favorite Paintings

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