Saint John Preaching in the Wilderness
Pen and gray-brown ink, with gray wash, on paper
6 13/16 x 9 3/4 inches (173 x 248 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
Inscribed at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "Joan. Bapt. Tiepolo inv. et pinx.".
Watermark: Countermark: Cursive letters "MT", each letter centered between chain lines.
Acquired in 1937 in Venice by Janos Scholz, New York (Lugt S. 2933b).
Copy after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.
Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista, 1696-1770, Copy after.
Scholz, János, former owner.