Tiepolo Caricatures from the Robert Lehman Collection at The Met

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo Late 18th–early 19th century Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk 13 3/4 x 18 5/16 in. (35 x 46.5 cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehman Collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770) is best known as the most inventive and original fresco painter of the eighteenth century; his son, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804), followed in the father’s footsteps.