Susanna and the Elders

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Susanna and the Elders, 1722–23. Oil on canvas, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.

Susanna’s haughty expression suggests she is negotiating with the elders. 

 

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Susanna and the Elders, 1722–23. Oil on canvas, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.

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