Red chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue laid paper
190 × 196 mm
Simeon B. Williams Fund
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Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1979), p. 50, no. 2B7.
George Knox, Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo: A Study and Catalogue Raisonné of the Chalk Drawings (Oxford, 1980), p. 276, no. M.554.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 121, cat by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to Washington, D.C., the National Gallery of Art.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Eighteenth Century Venetian Drawings,” January 11-May 5, 1985.
Conrad Martin Metz (died 1827) [Lugt 598b]; sold, Philips, London, May 4-5, 1801. 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 [according to Knox 1980]; sold, H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, March 27, 1882, to Dr. O. Eisenmann, Director of the Gallery at Cassel on behalf of Wilhelm Lübke (died 1893), Stuttgart [according to Knox 1980]; probably sold by the estate of Wilhelm Lübke to Joseph Baer & Sons, Frankfurt [according to Wendland’s oral history and Knox 1980]; sold by Joseph Baer & Sons, to Dr. Hans Wendland, Lugano, after 1919 [according to Wedland’s oral history and Knox 1980]. Sold by A & R Ball, New York, to the Art Institute, 1942.
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