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The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saint Sebastian and a Franciscan Saint

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Date:
1696–1770
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk, on beige paper. Framing lines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
12-1/8 x 9-3/4 in. (30.8 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.6
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in ink on verso, T.; in graphite on verso, 7; Cad B.
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. "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 Getty Villa, Malibu. "Drawings by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 11, 1993–July 25, 1993.

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard Art Museums. "Italian Drawings at the Authur M. Sackler Museum," October 12, 1996–December 15, 1996.

Harvard University Art Museums. "Tiepolo and His Circle: Drawings in American Collections," October 12, 1996–December 15, 1996.

Morgan Library & Museum, New York. "Tiepolo and His Circle: Drawings in American Collections," January 17, 1997–April 13, 1997.

Harry B. Wehle Tiepolo and His Contemporaries. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1938, cat. no. 38, fig. no. 38, ill.

Hermann Warner Williams, Jr. "Tiepolo and His Contemporaries: An Exhibition." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 33, New York, March 1938, p. 66.

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. 37 (vol.1), fig. no. 37, ill.

Otto Benesch, Konrad Oberhuber Disegni veneti dell'Albertina di Vienna. Exh. cat. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice. 1961, cat. no. 107.

George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Tiepolo. A Bicentenary Exhibition 1770-1970. Drawings, Mainly From American Collections, by Giambattista Tiepolo and the Members of His Circle. Exh. cat., March 14 - May 3, 1970. Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970, cat. no. 11, 27, p. 29.

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. 42, no. 63, ill.

James Byam Shaw "Tiepolo Celebrations: Three Catalogues." in Master Drawings. vol. 9, New York, 1971, pp. 267-268.

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. 244.

George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Catalogue of the Tiepolo Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Exh. cat. Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1975, cat. no. 9, p. 39.

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. 189, fig. no. 189, pp. 198-99, ill.

Bernard Aikema Tiepolo and His Circle. Drawings In American Collections. Exh. cat., Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Art Museums; New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library. Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1996, cat. no. 15, pp. 54-55, ill.



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