Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Venus Abandoning Aeneas. Verso: ascending figure
Pen and brown ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper; verso: black chalk.
12 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches (312 x 194 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
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Watermark: Letters "PA" with stick above by trefoil (similar to Heawood 3101-02).
Galerie Cailleux, Paris; from whom purchased in 1957 by Janos Scholz, New York (Lugt S. 2933b).
Venetian Drawings, 1600-1800. Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco. Berkeley : Gillick, 1960, no. 74.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 306.
Formerly attributed to Giustina Menescardi, ca. 1720-ca. 1776.
Menescardi, Giustino, ca. 1720-ca. 1776, Formerly attributed to.
Scholz, János, former owner.