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The Holy Family with Two Female Saints

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice)

Date:
1727–1804
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of black chalk. Framing lines in pen and ink. Arched top
Dimensions:
13-1/8 x 6-9/16 in. (33.3 x 16.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.66
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed in pen and black ink at lower left, "Dom. Tiepolo".

    Marking: Collector's mark at lower left, RE (Lugt 897).

  • Provenance

    Eugène Rodrigues (Paris 1853–?1928); Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron ; Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron

  • References

    Ugo Ojetti, L. Dami, N. Tarchiani La pittura italiana del seicento. . . .. Milan, 1924, fig. no. p. 289, ill.

    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, 1942-1944, cat. no. 56 (vol.1), fig. no. 56, ill.

    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. 98, p. 98., ill.

    James Byam Shaw "The Biron Collection of Venetian Eighteenth-Century Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." in The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, New York, 1971, fig. no. 11, pp. 246, 247, ill.

    E. F. Weeks, Barry Hannegan The Tiepolos: Painters to Princes and Prelates Exh. cat., Birmingham, Birmingham Museum of Art; Springfield, MA, Museum of Fine Arts. Birmingham, Alabama, 1978, cat. no. 110, fig. no. p. 112, ill.

    George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo. A Study and Catalogue Raisonné of Chalk Drawings. 2 vols., Oxford, 1980, fig. no. pl. 315, v.1, pp. 78, 237, ill.

    Filippo Pedrocco Disegni di Giandomenico Tiepolo. Milan, 1990, cat. no. 19, fig. no. pl. 19., p. 86.

    Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 244, fig. no. 244, p. 250, 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. 58, p. 38, ill.

    George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Domenico Tiepolo. Master Draftsman Exh. cat., Udine, Italy, Castello di Udine, September 14 - December 31, 1996; Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Art Museum, January 15 - March 9, 1997. Bloomington and Indianapolis, 1996; originally published as "Giandomenico Tiepolo. Disegni dal mondo", cat. no. no. 59, fig. no. no. 59, p. 143.



  • See also
339412:1

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