TIEPOLO, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1696, Venezia, d. 1770, Madrid)

View of the room of Homer

Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Vicenza

The first room on the ground floor of the Palazzina was painted by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo with scenes after Homer's Iliad. The scenes in this room are The Rage of Achilles, Eurybates and Talthybios Lead Briseis to Agamemmon (scenes shown in the present photo), and Thetis Consoling Achilles. Fourth scene depicts a Landscape with Cupid.