Eye Candy for Today: Tiepolo

Allegory of the Planets and Continents by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.
“Allegory of the Planets and Continents” by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Preparatory painting for the decoration of the large staircase ceiling of the Residenz of Carl Philipp von Greiffenklau.

In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click “Fullscreen” and zoom or download.

If you download, in your image editor, rotate the image to see scenes like the ones I’ve pulled out for the images above, bottom two.


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