The Apotheosis of Saint Roch Artist: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice, 1696–1770)

ca. 1740–45

European Art

On view, 2nd floor, European Art


Oil on canvas


unframed: 40.9 × 34 cm (16 1/8 × 13 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts

Accession Number



18th century


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Possibly Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice. Friedrich August von Kaulbach (1850—1920), Munich. Paul Drey Gallery (Paul Drey, dealer), New York, by 1930 [see note 1]; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1937

Note 1: According to an old label, once on the painting’s stretcher, this picture was “exported from Florence on September 17, 1927.” Another label (undated) indicates that “the picture passed through French customs.” (Beverly Louise Brown, Giambatta Tiepolo: Master of the Old Sketch, Milan/New York: Kimbell Art Museum, 1993, p. 208, no. 1)
  • Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri, Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972), 600.
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Object/Work type

religious art

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