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An Oriental Chieftain Resting

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:
sheet: 7 13/16 x 10 9/16 in. (19.9 x 26.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.42.1
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at lower right corner: "Domo. Tie (cut off)"

Marking: Watermark: Coat of arms(?); it does not seem to correspond to the ones in Briquet or in Jacob Bean and Felice Stampfle, Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III, The 18th Century in Italy, New York, 1971.
Mrs. John Elliott Curran; Mrs. John Elliott Curran
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 Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 13, 2001–November 4, 2001.

Josephine McCarrell Lansing "Two Tiepolo Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 30, June 1935, p. 133.

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. 59 (vol.1), fig. no. 59, ill.

James Byam Shaw The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo.. London and Boston, 1962, cat. no. 42, fig. no. 42, p. 80, 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. 100, no. 244, 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, p. 246, note 23.

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. 259, fig. no. 259, p. 261, ill.

Linda Wolk-Simon "Domenico Tiepolo. Drawings, Prints, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 54, no. 3, New York, Winter 1996-1997, fig. no. 79, p. 53, ill.

Stefano Carboni Venezia e l'Islam, 828-British Museum, London–1797 Exh. at Palazzo Ducale, Venice (July 28–November 25, 2007). Venice, 2007, (under cat. no. 33, entry by Carmen C. Bambach), p. 330.



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