Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
1727-1804
The Dressmaker
1791
Pen and brown ink, with brown, gray-brown, and ochre washes, over black chalk, on paper.
11 5/16 x 16 7/16 inches (288 x 418 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1967.22
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Signed at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "Domo Tiepolo / f. 1791".
Watermark: Crowned shield with three stars and letters "CSC" inside, fragment. See1967.23 for same watermark.

Provenance: 
Alfred Beurdeley, Paris (Lugt 421); his sale, Paris, Rahir, 31 May 1920; sale, London, Sotheby's, 6 July 1967, lot 41, repr.; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London.
Bibliography: 

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 173.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., ed. Fifteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967 & 1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 120.
Denison, Cara D., and Helen B. Mules, with the assistance of Jane V. Shoaf. European Drawings, 1375-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, no. 97, repr.

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Beurdeley, Alfred, 1847-1919, former owner.

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