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Study of a Garden Sculpture: Iole

Artist:
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice)
Date:
1727–1804
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 4 15/16in. (27.7 x 12.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1941
Accession Number:
41.187.1
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at lower right, "Domo. Tiepolo f".

Inscription: Numbered in graphite on verso, "36" (in circle),"41" and "39."

Marking: Collector's mark of Luigi Grassi at upper right corner (Lugt Supp. 1171b). Crossed keys watermark, not in Briquet, nor in Jacob Bean and Felice Stampfle, Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III, The 18th Century in Italy, New York, 1971.
Luigi Grassi (Italian, died 1937); Sotheby's, London- sale May 13, 1924, no. 132; Robert Lehman; Donor: Robert Lehman
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. 246, note 23.

James Byam Shaw and George Knox The Robert Lehman Collection, vol. VI, Italian Eighteenth Century Drawings. vol. 6, New York, 1987, cat. no. vol. 6, no. 136.

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. 247, fig. no. 247, p. 252, ill.

Bernard Aikema, Margaret Tuijn Tiepolo in Holland. Works by Giambattista Tiepolo and his circle in Dutch collections Exh. cat., Rotterdam. Rotterdam, 1996, fig. no. 1, p. 36, ill.



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