A Vision of the Trinity Appearing to Pope St Clement by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

A highly finished preparatory modello for an altarpiece painted for Schloss Nymphenburg, and now in the Alte Pinokothek, Munich.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
71 x 56 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,800 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Julius Weitzner

Depicts a vision of the Trinity to a Pope with cherubs, most probably St Clement. Previously unrecorded, presumed lost.

Provenance

Julius Weitzner, New York

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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