Signed in pen and brown ink at lower left, "Dom.o Tiepolo f".
Stampfle, Felice, and Cara D. Denison. Drawings from the Collection of Lore and Rudolf Heinemann. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 108, repr.
Watermark: crescent moon with face in profile. Watermark (transmitted Infrared) crescent moon, face. 142901wm_1996_110_WM_transmIR.tiff
St. Philip's encounter with a "eunuch of great authority under Candace, Queen of the Ethiopians" is described in the Acts of the Apostles. The eunuch is seated in a chariot draped with sumptuous tapestries; St. Philip stands nearby, explaining to him a passage from the Book of Isaiah. --Exhibition Label, from "Tiepolo, Guardi, and Their World: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Drawings"
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.