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

View of the room of Ariosto

Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Vicenza

The second room on the ground floor of the Palazzina was painted by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo with scenes after Ariosto's Orlando furioso, depicting the story of Angelica and Medoro. The scenes in this room are Angelica and Medoro with the Shepherds, Angelica Nurses Medoro's Wounds (scenes shown in the present photo), Orlando Rescues Angelica from a Monster, and Angelica Carving Medoro's Name on a Tree.