Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Head of an Older Man in Profile
ca. 1740-1750
Pen and brown ink and wash, on laid paper.
8 9/16 x 7 11/16 inches (219 x 196 mm)
Gift of Lore Heinemann, in memory of her husband, Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann.

Watermark: Letters "ZA" inside shield with crown. Watermark (countermark) (transmitted infrared) letters ZA, shield. 142772wm_1997_39_WM_transmIR

Library of the Somasco Convent at S. Maria della Salute, Venice; Count Leopoldo Cicognara; Antonio Canova, Venice; his half-brother Monsignor G.B. Sartori-Canova; Francesco Pesaro; Edward Cheney; sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, lot 1024; E. Parsons and Sons, London; Richard Owen, Paris; Dr. Rudolf J. and Lore Heinemann, New York.
Associated names: 

Cicognara, Leopoldo, conte, 1767-1834, former owner.
Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822, former owner.
Sartori-Canova, G. B., former owner.
Pesaro, Francesco, former owner.
Cheney, Edward, 1803-1884, former owner.
Owen, Richard, former owner.
Heinemann, Rudolf J., former owner.
Heinemann, Lore, former owner.


Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Lore and Rudolf Heinemann. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 68, repr.