Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1758 - Saint Thecla Praying for the Plague-Stricken - fine art print

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Original artwork description by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (© Copyright - by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The present preliminary sketch is for one of Tiepolo's greatest religious works, the altarpiece in the apse of the cathedral at Este, near Padua. Commissioned in 1758 and installed on Christmas Day, 1759, the picture commemorates the plague of 1630 with the citizens of Este praying for the intercession of Saint Thecla. The first-century saint is shown among the victims; the town is depicted in the background.

What you should know this artwork created by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Saint Thecla Praying for the Plague-Stricken was painted by the artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in 1758. The piece of art was painted with the size: 32 x 17 5/8 in (81,3 x 44,8 cm) and was made on the medium oil on canvas. Furthermore, this artwork belongs to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital collection in New York City, New York, United States of America. We are pleased to state that this public domain artwork is provided with courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1937. Also, the artwork has the following creditline: Rogers Fund, 1937. Besides this, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in portrait format and has a ratio of 9 : 16, which implies that the length is 45% shorter than the width. Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was a male painter, printmaker of Italian nationality, whose art style can be classified as Rococo. The Italian painter lived for a total of 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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General information on the artist

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

Details on the original artwork

Title of the artwork: "Saint Thecla Praying for the Plague-Stricken"
Classification: painting
Umbrella term: classic art
Temporal classification: 18th century
Created in the year: 1758
Artwork age: 260 years
Painted on: oil on canvas
Original size (artwork): 32 x 17 5/8 in (81,3 x 44,8 cm)
Museum: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum website: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artwork license type: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1937
Creditline: Rogers Fund, 1937

Item background data

Product type: wall art
Method of reproduction: digital reproduction
Manufaturing technique: UV print / digital printing
Manufacturing: manufactured in Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Intended product usage: home décor, home design
Alignment: portrait alignment
Image aspect ratio: 9 : 16 length to width
Aspect ratio interpretation: the length is 45% shorter than the width
Available product materials: poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size options: 50x90cm - 20x35", 100x180cm - 39x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size variants: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Poster print (canvas paper): 50x90cm - 20x35"
Aluminium dibond print (aluminium material) options: 50x90cm - 20x35"
Art print framing: not included

Important information: We try all that we can to describe the products as exact as possible and to exhibit them visually in our shop. Although, the colors of the printed materials, as well as the print result might differ somehwat from the representation on your screen. Depending on the screen settings and the condition of the surface, not all color pigments are printed one hundret percent realistically. Because all the are printed and processed by hand, there might also be slight deviations in the size and exact position of the motif.

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