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How "The Triumph of Marius" is about the losers as much as the winners

Jan 31, 2013 2 MINUTES
"Tiepolo's style, and the same is true for opera, is that more is more."

Curator Xavier Salomon on the painting "The Triumph of Marius" by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.

Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world. Each episode is interpreted by a Museum photographer.

Photography by Oi-Cheong Lee

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Triumphal March from Aida, Giuseppe Verdi

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