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TIEPOLO: Heaven on Earth, Masterpieces of the Wurzburg Years

Kruckmann, Peter O.

Published by Prestel, New York, 1996
ISBN 10: 3791317288 / ISBN 13: 9783791317281
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Title: TIEPOLO: Heaven on Earth, Masterpieces of ...

Publisher: Prestel, New York

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Edition: First edition


4to. Mustard cloth with red spine titles. Illustrated end papers. 144 pages, with Chronology [compiled by )Rainer Schuster], Selected Bibliography, and Index of Illustrations. 179 illustrations, 100 in color. No names or marks. A crisp, bright, as new copy. Bookseller Inventory # 1168

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Synopsis: This is a study of the frescos painted by Tiepolo for the Prince Bishop of Wurzburg in the Imperial Hall and staircase of the Bishop's Palace between 1750 and 1753. The book provides a history of fresco painting and discusses the intricacies, iconography and importance of each scene at Wurzburg, and their development from the sketches to the final work. It includes a description of the Wurtzburg Palace, details of relevant court ceremony, and the significance of the commission and its patron, as well as an illustrated chronology of Tiepolo's life and work.

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