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Scherzo di Fantasia: Two Standing Orientals and a Standing Youth with a Sword

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Date:
1696–1770
Medium:
Pen and dark brown ink, brush with pale and dark brown wash, over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
13-11/16 x 9-15/16 in. (34.7 x 25.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.13
Not on view
Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939); Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tiepolo and His Contemporaries," March 14, 1938–April 24, 1938.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "18th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1990–December 9, 1990.

The Getty Villa, Malibu. "Drawings by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 11, 1993–July 25, 1993.

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard Art Museums. "Italian Drawings at the Authur M. Sackler Museum," October 12, 1996–December 15, 1996.

Harvard University Art Museums. "Tiepolo and His Circle: Drawings in American Collections," October 12, 1996–December 15, 1996.

Morgan Library & Museum, New York. "Tiepolo and His Circle: Drawings in American Collections," January 17, 1997–April 13, 1997.

Paintings, Drawings, and Prints by the Two Tiepolos. Exh. cat., February 4 - March 6. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 80, fig. no. 80, p. 40, ill.

Harry B. Wehle Tiepolo and His Contemporaries. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1938, cat. no. 53.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 43 (vol.1), fig. no. 43, ill.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, p. 51, no. 97, 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, fig. no. 8, p. 244, ill.

Irina Grigorieva Disegni dell'Europa Occidentale dall'Ermitage di Leningrado. Exh. cat., Uffizi. Florence, Italy, 1982, cat. no. 34, p. 37.

Irina Grigorieva, Asja Kantor-Gukovskja I grandi disgni italiani delle collezioni dell'Ermitage di Leningrado.. Milan, [1984], cat. no. 63.

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. 231, fig. no. 231, pp. 236-39, ill.

Splendori del Settecento Veneziano. Exh. cat., Museo del Settecento veneziano - Ca' Rezzonico, Gallerie dell'Accademia and Palazzo Mocenigo, Venice. Ed. by Giovanni Nepi Sciré, and Giandomenico Romanelli, Milan, 1995, cat. no. 139, fig. no. 139, pp. 421-2, ill.

Bernard Aikema Tiepolo and His Circle. Drawings In American Collections. Exh. cat., Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Art Museums; New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library. Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1996, cat. no. 57, pp. 158-59, ill.

Giambattista Tiepolo. Exh. cat., Museo del Settecento Veneziano, Ca' Rezzonico, Venice, Sept. 5 - Dec. 9, 1996 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Jan. 22 - April 27, 1997. edited by Keith Christiansen, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, fig. no. 91, p. 276, ill.



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