Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto
Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto

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Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto commemorates an extraordinary fresco cycle by the Venetian painter Giambattista Tiepolo. Painted for Palazzo Archinto in Milan, the frescoes were destroyed in a bombing during World War II. Only a series of black-and-white photographs, taken between 1897 and the late 1930s, preserves the frescoes’ appearance, but a number of preparatory drawings and paintings provide precious information. These—along with other drawings and prints by Tiepolo and some books—have been reunited for the first time in order to bring to life these extraordinary works of art.

Authors: Xavier F. Salomon, Andrea Tomezzoli, and Denis Ton, with Alessandra Kluzer  

Publisher:  The Frick Collection in association with Paul Holberton Publishing

Hard and softcover, 9 x 10 1/4 in., 224 pages, 182 color illustrations

Hardcover price:  $50   
Member price: $45

Softcover price: $30
Member price: $27

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Artist:
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo