Two Monks Contemplating a Skull

A work made of brush and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on tan wove paper.
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  • A work made of brush and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on tan wove paper.

Date:

c. 1730–35

Artist:

Giambattista Tiepolo
Italian, 1696-1770

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Artist

Giambattista Tiepolo

Title

Two Monks Contemplating a Skull

Origin

Italy

Date

1725–1735

Medium

Brush and brown ink and brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on ivory laid paper, laid down on tan wove paper

Dimensions

437 x 296 mm

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1931.454

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