Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Death of Dido. Between 1757 and 1770

Oil on canvas
40×63 cm
Acquired by the architect Giannantonio Selva from the heirs of the antiquarian Gian Maria Sasso in 1803, assumed to have been sent to Russia by Quarenghi, via whom it could have passed into the collection of N.B.Yusupov; held in the Archangelskoye estate in the environs of Moscow,sent to the Moscow residence of the Yusupovs in 1831, transferred to St. Petersburg (the Yusupov palace on the Moika River) in 1837; held in the Yusupov palace-museum (Petrograd) in 1919-1924, in the Hermitage after 1925
Ж-1605
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A copy of a Moscow picture in the State Museums of Berlin.

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Go to the full description on "Italian painting in VIII-XX centuries" catalogue.
  • Oil on canvas
    40×63 cm
  • At the PMFA since 1928
    Acquired by the architect Giannantonio Selva from the heirs of the antiquarian Gian Maria Sasso in 1803, assumed to have been sent to Russia by Quarenghi, via whom it could have passed into the collection of N.B.Yusupov; held in the Archangelskoye estate in the environs of Moscow,sent to the Moscow residence of the Yusupovs in 1831, transferred to St. Petersburg (the Yusupov palace on the Moika River) in 1837; held in the Yusupov palace-museum (Petrograd) in 1919-1924, in the Hermitage after 1925
  • Ж-1605
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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

1696–1770