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

The Banquet of Cleopatra (detail)

Palazzo Labia, Venice

Moorish servants already belonged to Veronese's typical cast of characters for a banqueting scene. Tiepolo also made frequent use of this pictorial motif.

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