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Time Seated, with Two Attendant Figures

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Date:
1696–1770
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush with pale and dark brown wash, over leadpoint or black chalk
Dimensions:
9-3/4 x 13-15/16 in. (24.7 x 35.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.12
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite at lower right, Tiepolo.

Marking: Collector's mark at lower left border, ER (Lugt 897).
Illegible watermark.
Eugène Rodrigues (Paris 1853–?1928); Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939); Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939)
Erwin Panofsky Studies in Iconology: Humanistic Themes in the Art of the Renaissance. New York, 1962, fig. no. frontispiece, p. 92, ill.

James Byam Shaw "The Biron Collection of Venetian Eighteenth-Century Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, New York, 1971, p. 244. note 16.

Michael Levey National Gallery Catalogues. The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Italian Schools. London, 1971, cat. no. 6387, pp. 228-29, 230.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 206, fig. no. 206, p. 216, ill.

Svetlana Alpers, Michael Baxandall Tiepolo and the Pictorial Intelligence. New Haven / London, 1994, pp. 19 and 51.



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