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Figure Studies

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Date:
1696–1770
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on beige paper
Dimensions:
9-7/8 x 13-7/16 in. (25.1 x 34.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.38.3
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso, bottom right, "No 2265. Xrs. 12"; and, in graphite, "487" (Bossi-Beyerlen "code number"; see Knox 1980, I, pp. 200-207), and "D 26998" (Colnaghi stock no.).
Giovanni Domenico Bossi; Maria Theresa Karoline Bossi; Karl Christian Friedrich Beyerlen; H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, sale March 27-28, 1882, uncertain lot no.; Dr. Victor Bloch (London); Sotheby's, LondonNovember 19, 1963, no. 95; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
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.

Lili Fröhlich-Bum "Old Master Drawings - 11. Four Unpublished Drawings by G. B. Tiepolo." Apollo. vol. 66, London, September 1957, fig. no. p. 57, p. 57, ill.

Jacob Bean "Ninety-fifth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1964-65, Reports of the Departments: Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 24, no. 2, New York, October 1965, p. 52.

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. 238, fig. no. 238, pp. 244-45, ill.



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