Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1752 - Allegory of the Planets and Continents - fine art print

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Original artwork information from The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The canvas, which is among Tiepolo's largest and most dazzling oil sketches, represents Apollo about to embark on his daily course across the sky. Deities around the sun god symbolize the planets and allegorical figures on the cornice represent the four continents. On April 20, 1752, Tiepolo presented this preliminary sketch to Carl Philipp von Greiffenklau, prince-bishop of Würzburg, as his proposal for the decoration of the staircase ceiling of the Residenz, often considered the artist's greatest achievement.

Structured information on the artpiece

Piece of art name: "Allegory of the Planets and Continents"
Artwork classification: painting
General term: classic art
Time: 18th century
Created in: 1752
Approximate age of artwork: more than 260 years
Medium of original artwork: oil on canvas
Original size: 73 x 54 7/8 in (185,4 x 139,4 cm)
Museum / collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum location: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
License type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977
Creditline: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977

Artist summary

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

Product details

Print prodct: art copy
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Production technique: UV print / digital printing
Provenance: Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Intended product usage: art print gallery, gallery wall
Alignment of the artwork: portrait format
Side ratio: length : width - 3 : 4
Side ratio meaning: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Materials: metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size options: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Framing of the artprint: not available

Materials you can pick from

For every fine art print we offer different sizes & materials. We allow yout to choose among the following variants:

  • Poster (canvas material): The poster print is a UV printed sheet of canvas with a slight structure on the surface. A poster print is suited for framing the art replica with a special frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the size of the poster print we add a white margin of approximately 2-6cm around the painting to facilitate the framing with a custom frame.
  • Aluminium dibond print: An Aluminium Dibond print is a material with an outstanding effect of depth, which creates a fashionable look thanks to a surface , which is not reflective. A direct Aluminium Dibond Print is the best introduction to fine art replicas with aluminum. For your Aluminium Dibond print, we print your chosen artpiece on the aluminium composite white-primed surface.
  • Canvas: A printed canvas applied on a wooden stretcher frame. The advantage of canvas prints is that they are relatively low in weight, meaning that it is easy to hang the Canvas print without additional wall-mounts. That is why, a canvas print is suitable for all types of walls.
  • The acrylic glass print (with real glass coating): An acrylic glass print, often described as a plexiglass print, will change your selected artwork into décor. Your own replica of the work of art is custom-made thanks to the help of state-of-the-art UV printing technology. The image effect of this are stunning, vibrant colors. With an acrylic glass art print contrasts as well as granular image details will be more identifiable with the help of the very subtle tonal gradation.

Summarization of the classic art product

Allegory of the Planets and Continents was by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in 1752. The 260 years old version of the artwork has the following size: 73 x 54 7/8 in (185,4 x 139,4 cm) and was crafted with the medium oil on canvas. Nowadays, this piece of art is included in the art collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is one of the world's largest and finest art museums, which includes more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.. The classic art public domain artpiece is supplied with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977. The creditline of the artpiece is the following: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977. On top of that, alignment is in portrait format with a side ratio of 3 : 4, which implies that the length is 25% shorter than the width. The painter, printmaker Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was an artist from Italy, whose artistic style can primarily be assigned to Rococo. The Italian painter lived for 74 years and was born in the year 1696 in Venice, Venezia province, Veneto, Italy and passed away in the year 1770.

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