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Giovanni Battista Pittoni
(1687 - 1767)
||Born in Venice|
||Joins the Venetian painter's guild|
||Summoned to Würzburg, where he decorates the palace of the archbishop |
||Elected a member of the Venetian Academy of Painting and Sculpture |
||Succeeds Tiepolo as President of the Venetian Academy of Painting and Sculpture |
||Travels to Madrid, decorates the royal palace with frescoes representing Spain and Her Provinces and the Apotheosis of Spain|
||Dies in Venice|