Study for "The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian" (for the Augustinian monastery at Diessen, Germany)

Oil on canvas | 51.7 x 31.7cm | 1739

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

In 1739 a pair of monumental altarpieces by two Venetian painters (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and Giambattista Pittoni) were installed in a church in southern Germany, part of a carefully orchestrated decorative program that included architecture, pai...
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