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

The Sacrifice of Iphigenia (detail)

Villa Valmarana ai Nani, Vicenza

The detail shows Agamemnon, isolated among the faux columns, overwhelmed by grief at the loss of his daughter. He covers his face with despair with the edge of his cloak.

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