Giovanni Battista Tiepolo: The Adoration of the Magi (18th century)

(Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA)

Painting number 5, now from the 18th century. This is a preliminary sketch for an altarpiece for the Benedictine abbey of Schwarzach in Germany. Tiepolo has also moved the Holy family to the ruins of a Greek/ roman building with the triumpharc in the background. Painting from the 18th century.