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

Triumph of Aurora

Villa Baglioni, Massanzago

The ceiling of the main hall, which opens up to a faux sky, contains a depiction of The Triumph of Aurora, in which the goddess is accompanied by numerous mythological figures, including Zephyr and Flora and Time, who is depicted as a winged old man armed with a scythe and an hourglass, and positioned on a painted frame.

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