Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1751 - The Investiture of Bishop Harold as Duke of Franconia - fine art print

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About this more than 260 years old artpiece

The classic art painting was painted by the male artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The version of the work of art was painted with the size: 28 1/4 x 20 1/4 in (71,8 x 51,4 cm). Oil on canvas was applied by the Italian artist as the technique for the piece of art. The artwork is included in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. With courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, 1871 (public domain license). Also, the artwork has the creditline: Purchase, 1871. Further, the alignment is in portrait format and has a side ratio of 1 : 1.4, which means that the length is 29% shorter than the width. Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was a painter, printmaker, whose art style was mainly Rococo. The Rococo painter lived for a total of 74 years, born in the year 1696 in Venice, Venezia province, Veneto, Italy and passed away in 1770 in Madrid, Madrid province, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.

Supplemental information by the museum's website (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The picture depicts Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa investing Harold of Hochheim, Bishop of Würzburg, with the dukedom of Franconia. The event occurred in 1168. The picture is a preparatory study for one of the frescoes in the vault of the Kaisersaal (reception room) of the Residenz (the Prince-Bishop's Palace) in Würzburg. The final composition shows a number of major changes and is contained in a gilt stucco surrounded with painted plaster curtains.

Artwork specs

Artpiece title: "The Investiture of Bishop Harold as Duke of Franconia"
Classification: painting
General category: classic art
Century: 18th century
Created in: 1751
Age of artwork: over 260 years old
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original dimensions (artwork): 28 1/4 x 20 1/4 in (71,8 x 51,4 cm)
Museum / location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, 1871
Creditline of artwork: Purchase, 1871

General background information on the artist

Artist name: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Other artist names: J. B. Tiepolo le père, tiepolo giov. b., Tripoli, טייפולו ג'ובאני בטיסטה, giovanni b. tiepolo, Tiepolo Giov. Batt., Juan Bautista Tiepolo, Tiepoli Giovanni Battista, j.b. tiepolo, Giovanni Batista Tiepolo, Diebolo, Joh. Bapt. Tiepolo, Tipoli, Teipolo Giovanni Battista, Tiopoli, Gio. Battista Tiepolo, Tiepolo J. B., Tippoli, Tiipolo, Tieoplo, Tiepulo, Le Tiépoli, Tiepolo Gio. Battista, tiepolo g.b., Teipolo, Tibolo, Tiepolo Giovanni Battista, nachahmer des tiepolo, Tipolo, Tiopolo, g. b. tiepolo, Gian Battista Tiepolo, Tiepolo C. B., Johann Bapt. Tiepolo, giovanni batt. tiepolo, Tiopalo, Tiepolo, Gio Baptista Tiepolo, giovanni tiepolo, J. B. Tiepolo, Tiepolo Giambattista, Tiépolo Juan Bautista, Jean-Baptiste Tiepolo, Tripolo, giov. battista tiepolo, G.B. Tiepolo, Tʹepolo Dzhovanni Battista, J. Batista Tiepolo, J.-B. Tiépolo, giov. batt. tiepolo, Diepolo, giovanni baptista tiepolo, G. Tiepolo, Hiepolo, Giambatista Tiepelo, Giambattista Tiepolo, Giambatista Tiepolo, Johann Baptista Tiepolo, Johann Babtiste Tiepolo, Tiepolo Giovanni, Tiepolo Giovanni Battista, Tiepolo G. B., Tiepolo G.B., Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, giovanni bapt. tiepolo, Thiepolo, F. B. Tiepolo, Tiepoli, tiepolo g. battista
Gender: male
Nationality of artist: Italian
Jobs of the artist: printmaker, painter
Country of the artist: Italy
Artist classification: old master
Art styles: Rococo
Lifetime: 74 years
Birth year: 1696
Town of birth: Venice, Venezia province, Veneto, Italy
Year of death: 1770
Town of death: Madrid, Madrid province, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

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Article table

Article categorization: art print
Method of reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Manufaturing technique: digital printing (UV direct print)
Provenance: produced in Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended product usage: wall picture, art collection (reproductions)
Alignment: portrait alignment
Aspect ratio: 1 : 1.4 - length : width
Implication of image aspect ratio: the length is 29% shorter than the width
Materials you can select: poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) options: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 50x70cm - 20x28"
Aluminium dibond print variants: 50x70cm - 20x28", 100x140cm - 39x55"
Art print framing: not available

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