Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1696-1770
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Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper.
9 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches (251 x 187 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1983.50

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Count Francesco Algarotti; Edward Cheney (no mark; see Lugt 444); his sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 April 1885; E. Parsons and Sons, London; Dan Fellows Platt, Englewood, NJ (Lugt S. 750a); Ferargil Galleries, New York; from whom purchased in 1938 by János Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Muraro, Michelangelo. Venetian Drawings from the Collection János Scholz. Venice : N. Pozza, 1957, no. 69, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 304.

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Algarotti, Francesco, conte, 1712-1764, former owner.
Cheney, Edward, -1884, former owner.
Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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