Red chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue laid paper
179 x 240 mm
Simeon B. Williams Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Otto Benesch, Venetian Drawings of the Eighteenth Century in America (New York, 1947), p. 33, no. 31 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1979), p. 51, nos. 2B9, 2B10.
George Knox, Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo: A Study and Catalogue Raisonné of the Chalk Drawings (Oxford, 1980), p. 276 , no. M.553.
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago," 1979-1980, cat. 123, cat by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C..
The Art Institute of Chicago, "Eighteenth Century Venetian Drawings," January 11-May 5, 1985.
New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, "Drawings by Giambattista Tiepolo and His Circle in North American Collections," January 13-April 13, 1997, cat. 105; traveled to Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Mass., October 12-December 15, 1996.
Conrad Martin Metz (died 1827) [Lugt 598b]; sold, Philips, London, May 4-5, 1801, Metz estate sale. Johann Dominik Bossi (died 1853), Munich; by descent to his daughter, Maria Theresa Caroline Bossi (died 1881), and her husband, Carl Christian Friedrich Beyerlen (died 1881), Stuttgart [Knox 1980]; sold, H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, March 27, 1882, Bossi-Beyerlen sale to Dr. O. Eisenmann, Director of the Gallery at Cassel on behalf of Wilhelm Lübke (died 1893), Stuttgart [Knox 1980]; probably sold by the estate of Wilhelm Lübke to Joseph Baer and Sons, Frankfurt [Wendland’s oral history and Knox 1980]; sold to Dr. Hans Wendland, Lugano, after 1919 [Wedland’s oral history and Knox 1980]. Sold by A and R Ball, New York, to the Art Institute, 1942.
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