Pen and brown ink, brush and brown and gray wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper
370 x 511 mm
Given in memory of Carl O. Schniewind
Extended information about this artwork
Terisio Pignatti, "Tiepolo incisore e disegnatore," La Fiera Letteraria (June 17, 1951).
Otto Benesch, "Marginalien zur Tiepolo-Ausstellung in Venedig," Alte und Neue Kunst, 1 (1952), p. 67.
Carle Ludovico Ragghianti, "Riscontri di disegni del Tiepolo," Tiepolo: 150 disegni dei Musei di Trieste (Florence, 1953), p. 26, no. 11.
Harold Joachim, "Notes on Some Recently Acquired Drawings: A Tiepolo Drawing," The Art Institute Quarterly, LIII:2 (1959), pp. 23-25.
Antonio Morassi, "Sui disegni del Tiepolo nelle recenti mostre di Cambridge Mass., e di Stoccarda," Arte Veneta, XXIV (1970), p. 296.
Michelangelo Muraro, "Richerche su Tiepolo giovane," Atti dell’Accademia di Scienze, Lettere e Arti di Udine IX (1970-1972), p. 26, fig. 17.
James Byam Shaw, "Tiepolo Celebrations: Three Catalogues," Master Drawings, IX (1971), p. 266.
Anna Pallucchini, Giambattista Tiepolo (Milan, 1971), p. 17, pl. 11.
Giorgio Vigni, Disegno del Tiepolo (Trieste, 1972), p. 32-34.
Terisio Pignatti, Tiepolo, Disegni (Florence, 1974), no. VI.
George Knox, "Francesco Guardi as an Apprentice in the Studio of Giambattista Tiepolo," Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture, V (Madison, 1976), p. 31.
George Knox, "Tiepolo Disegni scelti e annotati," Burlington Magazine, CXVIII: 876 (March 1976), p. 166.
Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago and London, 1979), pp. 76-77, no. 112, pl. 120.
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1979), pp. 45-46, no. 2A9.
Aldo Rizzi, Giambattista Tiepolo (Milan, 1988), pp. 27 and 30 (ill.).
Carla Mueller, Giovanni Battista Tiepolos Fresken im ehemaligen Patriarchenpalast zu Udine (Worms, 1995), pp. 9 and 37, fig. 15.
Venice, "Mostra del Tiepolo," 1951, cat. 11, as "Sacrifice," cat. by Giulio Lorenzetti.
New York, Wildenstein and Company, "Master Drawings from The Art Isntitute of Chicago," October 17-November 30, 1963, n.p., cat. 14.
Udine, Loggia del Lionello, "Disegni del Tiepolo," October 10-November 14, 1965, cat. 2, cat. by Aldo Rizzi.
Cambridge, Mass., Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, "Tiepolo: A Bicentenary Exhibition 1770-1970," March 14-May 3, 1970, cat. 3, cat. by George Knox.
Udine, Villa Manin di Passariano, "Mostra del Tiepolo: disegni e acqueforti," June 27-October 31, 1971, cat. 3, cat. by Aldo Rizzi.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Italian Drawings in The Art Institute of Chicago," 1979-1980, cat. 112, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to Washington D.C., The National Gallery of Art.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "18th Century Venetian Drawings," January 11-May 5, 1985.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Great Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago: The Harold Joachim Years 1958-1983," July 24-September 30, 1985, pp. 52-53, cat. 17 (ill.), cat. by Martha Tedeschi; traveled to the St. Louis Art Museum, March 10-May 16, 1985.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Art Museums, "Tiepolo and His Circle. Drawings in American Collections," October 12-December 15, 1996, p. 42, cat. 9 (ill.), cat. by Bernard Aikema; traveled to New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, January 13-April 13, 1997.
Possibly Joseph Gulston (died 1786), Middlesex, to 1800 [Lugt 2986]. Bühnemann, Munich, by 1951-at least 1953 [Venice 1951; Ragghianti 1953]. Sold by Jacques Seligmann and Company, New York, to the Art Institute, 1958.
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