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Tiepolo

[tee-ep-uh-loh; Italian tye-paw-law]
noun
  1. Gio·van·ni Bat·ti·sta [joh-vah-nee buh-tee-stuh; Italian jaw-vahn-nee baht-tee-stah] /dʒoʊˈvɑ ni bəˈti stə; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni bɑtˈti stɑ/, 1696–1770, and his son, Giovanni Do·me·ni·co [duh-men-i-koh; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw] /dəˈmɛn ɪˌkoʊ; Italian dɔˈmɛ ni kɔ/, 1727–1804, Italian painters.
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Historical Examples

  • In Tiepolo's work especially you realise the character of these eighteenth-century people.

    Venice

    Dorothy Menpes

  • The ceiling is frescoed by Tiepolo in his most flamboyant style.

  • The rival leaders met in the streets and Tiepolo was assaulted.

  • The ceiling is decorated with a fresco of Tiepolo, taken from a Venetian palace.

  • As an artist, Tiepolo was undoubtedly the strongest of these four.


British Dictionary definitions for tiepolo

Tiepolo

noun
  1. Giovanni Battista (dʒoˈvanni batˈtista). 1696–1770, Italian rococo painter, esp of frescoes as in the Residenz at Würzburg
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