Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
1726?-1804
Mary Disclosing the Angel Gabriel's Message to Joseph
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over charcoal, on paper.
18 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches (476 x 368 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Rudolf J. Heinemann, in memory of Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann.
1996.104
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Signed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Dom.o [o superscript above period] Tiepolo f".

Provenance: 
Victor Luzarche, Tours; Roger Cormier, Tours; sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 30 April 1921, possibly lot 24; Duke of Treviso; sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 8 December 1947, possibly lot 32; Tomas Harris, London; Dr. Rudolf J. and Lore Heinemann, New York.
Bibliography: 

Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Lore and Rudolf Heinemann. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 103, repr.

Notes: 

Watermark: Three crescent moons in a row, descending in size. Watermarks, beta radiograph, crescent, moon. 142878wm_1996_104_WM_beta.tiff

Associated names: 

Luzarche, Victor, former owner.
Cormier, Roger, former owner.
Treviso, Duke of, former owner.
Harris, Tomás, 1908-1964, former owner.
Heinemann, Rudolf J., former owner.
Heinemann, Lore, former owner.

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