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The Adoration of the Magi

The Adoration of the Magi

c. 1740

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

(Italian, 1696-1770)

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over black chalk

Support: Cream(1) laid paper

Sheet: 38.7 x 28.5 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/4 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 1944.474

Description

Considered by many to be the greatest Italian artist of the 18th century, Tiepolo made this drawing as an independent work of art. It relates to several other sheets of the same subject, one that fascinated the artist throughout his career.

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