European Art
Artist: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian, Venice, 1696–1770

Polymnia, the Muse of Sacred Hymn

1750

Oil on canvas

other: 71.1 cm (28 in.) framed: 90.17 x 90.17 cm (35 1/2 x 35 1/2 in.)
Gift of Louis M. Rabinowitz
1947.17
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Leone Oreffice Collection, Palazzo Labia, Venice; Julius Böhler, Munich; E. A. Silberman Galleries, New York; Rabinowitz Collection, Sands Point, Lond Island.

Bibliography: 

Charles Seymour, “Louis Mayer Rabinowitz,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 23 (February 1957): 13, fig. 7.

Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 601.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.