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Apollo Seated on Clouds, Two Figures at Left

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 black chalk
Dimensions:
8-9/16 x 8-13/16 in. (21.8 x 22.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.52
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in graphite on verso, "47".

Marking: The watermark (small trefoil, letters V d) is similar to no. 30 in Jacob Bean and Felice Stampfle, Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III, The 18th Century in Italy, New York, 1971.
Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939); Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939)
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.

Pompeo G. Molmenti Tiepolo . . . Paris. Paris, 1911, fig. no. pl. 84.

Charles Fairfax Murray The J. Pierpont Morgan Collection of Drawings. vol. 4, London, 1912, cat. no. no. 110.

Detlev Baron von Hadeln The Drawings of G. B. Tiepolo. 2 vols., Paris, 1928, cat. no. no. 12.

Paintings, Drawings, and Prints by the Two Tiepolos. Exh. cat., February 4 - March 6. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 76, fig. no. 76, 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, cat. no. 76, p. 46, ill.

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. 193, fig. no. 193, pp. 205-06, ill.

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



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