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TIEPOLO, Giovanni Battista   1696 - 1770
 
 
The Apotheosis of Admiral Vettor Pisani
 
c.1743
oil on canvas (oval), 41 x 72 cm
P.1988-0001
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
 
Provenance
 
Exhibition History
1912 Les Peintres Venitiens, Galerie Brunner, Paris, 1912/0/0 - 1912/0/0
1985 Venetian Eighteenth-century Paintings, Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, 1985/6/5 - 1985/7/19, cat. no. 25, repr.
1987 The Settecento: Italian Rococo and Early Neo-classical Paintings 1700-1800, Matthiesen Fine Art, London, 1987/0/0 - 1987/0/0, cat. no. 13, repr.
1997 Resonating Love and Life: European Art from National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Nagaoka, 1997/4/12 - 1997/5/18, cat. no. 7
2007 Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Himeji City Museum of Art, 2007/11/4 - 2007/12/2, cat. no. 5
2007 Gods and Nature: The Essence of European Art from the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, 2007/12/11 - 2008/2/3, cat. no. 5
 
Bibliography
1909 Molmenti, Pompeo. G. B. Tiepolo: La sua vita e le sue opere. Milano, 1909, p. 258, repr., p. 254.
1918 Les Arts. no. 167, p. 16.
1962 Morassi, Antonio. A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings by G. B. Tiepolo : Including Pictures by His Pupils and Followers Wrongly Attributed to Him. London, 1962, p. 40, fig. 258.
1968 Pallucchini, Anna. L'opera completa di Giambattista Tiepolo. Milano, Rizzoli, 1968 (Classici dell'arte, vol. 25), p. 106, no. 143a, repr.
1970 Puppi, Lionello. Una lettera sconosciuta di Giambattista Tiepolo. Atti del congresso internazionale di studi sul Tiepolo. Venezia, 1970, pp. 131-133 (on the dating of the finished fresco ceiling).
1984 Levey, Michael. "Ileana Chiappini di Sorio, Palazzo Pisani Moretta" (book review). Burlington Magazine. vol. 126, no. 977, August 1984, p. 509 (on the subject matter of the finished fresco ceiling).
1986 Levey, Michael. Giambattista Tiepolo: His Life and Art. New Haven/London. 1986, p. 118.
1989 Masterpieces of the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1989 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 35, repr.
1990 Catalogue of painting acquisitions: 1979-1989. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1990, pp. 71-72, repr.
1992 Annual bulletin of the National Museum of Western Art. Nos. 23-24 (1988-89), 1992, Koshikawa, Michiaki. New Acquisitions 1988-89. pp. 13-17, Catalogue of the New Acquisitions 1988-89. pp. 40-41, repr.
2013 Masterpieces: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. Tokyo, The Western Art Foundation, 2013 (Japanese, preface in Japanese and English), no. 60, col. repr.
 
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