Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
The Last Illness of Punchinello
Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk.
13 13/16 x 18 5/16 inches (351 x 456 mm)
Numbered at upper left corner, in point of brush and brown ink, "9" contemporary with and possibly by Domenico (according to Vetrocq 1979-83, p. 10). Signed at lower left, "Dom.o Tiepolo f".
Anonymous collection, London; sale, London, Sotheby's, 6 July 1920, part of lot 41; Colnaghi's, London; Richard Owen, Paris, bought on 13 January, 1921 (who from 1921 or 1922 onward, sold drawings in groups and individually); Léonce Suzor, Paris; sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 1965, no. 69Ơ repr.; Robert Lehman, New York (according to Bean ); Galerie l' Oeil, Paris; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.