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Back View of a Centaur Abducting a Satyress

Artist:
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice)
Date:
1727–1804
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
7 11/16 x 10 13/16in. (19.5 x 27.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.63
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and dark brown ink at lower right, "Domo. Tiepolo f".

Inscription: Numbered in pen and brown ink at upper left corner, "120"; numbered in pen and brown ink on verso, "3."
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. "18th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 18, 1990–December 9, 1990.

Giulio Lorenzetti Frescos Exhibition Ca' Rezzonico, Venice. Exh. cat. Ca' Rezzonico, Venice, 1938, cat. no. 68, fig. no. 36, ill.

Harry B. Wehle Tiepolo and His Contemporaries. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1938, cat. no. 76, fig. no. 76, ill.

James Byam Shaw The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo.. London and Boston, 1962, p. 41.

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.

Jean Cailleux "L'Art du Dix-huitième Siècle" An Advertisement Supplement to The Burlington Magazine. vol. 116, London, 1974, cat. no. 56, fig. no. 53, p. 20, ill.

James Byam Shaw and George Knox The Robert Lehman Collection, vol. VI, Italian Eighteenth Century Drawings. vol. 6, New York, 1987, cat. no. no. 140, p. 171.

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. 257, fig. no. 257, pp. 260-61, ill.



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