European Painting before 1900, Johnson Collection
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian (active Venice, Udine, Würzburg, and Madrid) 1696 - 1770
Oil on paper on canvas
Cat. 289John G. Johnson Collection, 1917
LabelSaint Roch, patron saint of plague victims, is often depicted with a dog at his side in reference to the one that fed him when he himself suffered from the plague.
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