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

The Wind (detail)

1743-50
Fresco
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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