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

Nuptial Allegory (detail)

Ca' Rezzonico, Venice

Beneath the cornice, on a large dark cloud, is an elderly bearded man wearing a laurel wreath. A representation of Merit, he holds a banner with the juxtaposed coats of arms of the two families. Next to him is a lion, symbol of Venice.

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