Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Crowd with a Wounded Soldier
Pen and ochre ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper.
14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (368 x 267 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Illegible collector's stamp on verso, in light brown ink, an oval crest with stippled border; Count Francesco Algarotti; probably by descent to his brother and heir, Count Bonomo Algarotti; his daughter Maria Algarotti-Corniani; her son Count Bernardino Corniani; Edward Cheney (no mark; see Lugt 444); his brother-in-law Colonel Alfred Capel Cure; sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, presumably part of lot 1024; Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.