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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: 'Rinaldo turning in Shame from the Magic Shield'
This painting is part of the group: Four Decorative Scenes

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This is one of four pictures probably painted as a series and probably executed about 1757. The pictures are documented by etchings of three of them (in reverse) by Domenico and Lorenzo Tiepolo as the work of their father.

The only picture with an identifiable story is this one, which shows Rinaldo, who has been enchanted by the sorceress Armida. He turns away and throws off his crown of flowers when Ubaldo shows him his image in the magic shield. This is from Tasso, 'Gerusalemme Liberata' (16).

Other paintings in this group: Four Decorative Scenes

Two Men in Oriental Costume
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
about 1757
Two Men in Oriental Costume
Seated Man, Woman with Jar, and Boy
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
about 1757
Seated Man, Woman with Jar, and Boy
Two Orientals seated under a Tree
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
about 1757
Two Orientals seated under a Tree

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