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Elephant in a Landscape

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 at left, right, and upper borders
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/8 x 9 9/16 in. (18.1 x 24.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eva B. Gebhard Gourgaud, 1959
Accession Number:
60.12
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and dark brown ink at lower right, "Domo. Tiepolo f".

Marking: The watermark does not seem to correspond to the ones listed in Briquet, or in Jacob Bean and Felice Stampfle, Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III, The 18th Century in Italy, New York, 1971.
Baroness Eva B. Gebhard Gourgaud
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. 262, fig. no. 262, pp. 263-64, 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. 81, p. 54, ill.



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