Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
1696-1770
Seated Punchinello Leaning against a Bust
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper.
8 1/2 x 7 13/16 inches (216 x 198 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1983.55
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Watermark: Crossbow and arrow.

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L. Bossi, Genoa; Schaeffer Galleries, New York; from whom purchased in 1956 by Janos Scholz, New York (see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Venetian Drawings, 1600-1800. Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Berkeley : Gillick, 1960, no. 80, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 305.

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Bossi, L., former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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