Two Ecclesiastics: Study for the Disputation on the Holy Sacrament
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on blue laid paper
Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: "V.S." (crossed out) /" F:V:"
25.5 × 17 cm (10 1/16 × 6 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Joseph Winterbotham, Jr.
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Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries (Chicago, 1979), p. 130, nos. 4E3 and 4E4, as by Agostino Ciampelli.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 245-46, no. 319 (ill.).
Chicago, The Arts Club, “Exhibition of the Joseph Winterbotham Collection,” December 9-31, 1936, cat. 66, as Giovanni Tiepolo, “Study for Mural.”
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” April 10-July 22, 1997
Yale University Art Gallery, “Franceso Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena”, September 27, 2013 - January 5, 2014, cat. 76 pp. 207-211; cat. by John Marciari et. al.
Count Rey de Villette, Boulogne-sur-Seine [Lugt Suppl. 2200a]; sold, Hollstein & Puppel, Berlin, May 4-6, 1931, lot 1304, as by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Winterbotham, Jr., Burlington Vt., by December 1936 [Chicago 1936]; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1954.
McCullagh & Giles 319
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