Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Joachim's Offering Refused
Pen and brown ink, with brown, gray, and ochre wash, over black chalk, on paper.
18 x 13 15/16 inches (457 x 354 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Signed at upper left, within plaque, in pen and brown ink, "Domenico Tiepolo f"; inscribed at left center, in pen and brown ink, "Tiepolo".
Watermark: Letters "MA" below bow and arrow.
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.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, IV, 145, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. III: The eighteenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, no. 252, repr.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.