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

The Wind (detail)

Palazzo Labia, Venice

This section shows two wind gods, whose exaggerated blowing gesture and faces distorted with effort demonstrate Tiepolo's sense of exaggeration and droll style of portrayal.

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