Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
1727-1804
God the Father Carried by Angels
Pen and brown ink and wash, on paper.
10 x 6 15/16 inches (254 x 176 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1983.62

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Signed at lower right, in pen and dark brown ink, "Dom Tiepolo".
Watermark: Flower with stem and leaves (similar to Briquet 6342).

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Dr. Benno Geiger, Vienna; possibly his sale, Venice, 5 January 1952; Dan Fellows Platt, Englewood, NJ (Lugt S. 750a); Ferargil Galleries, New York; from whom purchased in 1938 by Janos Scholz, New York (Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

One Hundred Italian Drawings from the 14th to the 18th Centuries from the Janos Scholz Collection. New York : New School Art Center, 1971, p. 87, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 308.

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Geiger, Benno, 1882-1965, former owner.
Platt, Dan Fellows, 1873-1938, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.

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