Red chalk, heightened with traces of white chalk, on blue laid paper
252 × 191 mm
Simeon B. Williams Fund
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Carl O. Schniewind, 1900-1957 Memorial Exhibition of Prints and Drawings (Chicago, 1958), no. 32.
Otto Benesch, Venetian Drawings of the Eighteenth Century in America (New York, 1947), p. 33, no. 33 (ill.).
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1979), pp. 51-52, no. 2B11.
George Knox, Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo: A Study and Catalogue Raisonné of the Chalk Drawings (Oxford, 1980), p. 275, no. M.555.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings: Old and New,” 1946, p. 25, cat. 52, pl. IV, cat. by Carl O. Schniewind.
Birmingham, Ala., Birmingham Museum of Art, “The Tiepolos: Painters to Princes and Pirates,” January 8- May 7, 1978, cat. 124.
Springfield, Mass., Museum of Fine Arts, “The Tiepolos: Painters to Princes and Pirates,” March 19-May 7, 1978.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Italian Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 124, 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.
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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