Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Blindfolded Cupid in a Dove-Drawn Car
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper.
7 5/16 x 10 1/2 inches (186 x 267 mm)
Purchased as the gift of John M. Crawford, Jr.
Signed at lower right, in pen and gray-black ink, "Domo Tiepolo F."; inscribed on verso, "Triomphe du Coupidon. No. 1937. Xrs 36".
Watermark: Letters "CA", on either side of chain line.
W. Pitcairn Knowles, Rotterdam and Wiesbaden (Lugt 2643); Prince Johann Georg of Saxony (see Lugt 1466); Mathias Komor, New York.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Sixth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1955, p. 78.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 172.
Knowles, William Pitcairn, 1820-1894, former owner.
Johann Georg, Prince of Saxony, 1869-1938, former owner.
Komor, Mathias, 1909-1984, former owner.
Crawford, John M., donor.