Identification and Creation
Object Number
1959.51.2
People
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian (Venice, Italy 1696 - 1770 Madrid, Spain)
Previously attributed to Unidentified Artist
Title
Historiated Initial S
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1720-1730
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292470
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
actual: 4.6 x 4.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper left: 19
Provenance
Walter Schatzki, New York, NY, sold to Fogg Art Museum, 1959. Sold as Venetian, 18th century, for $90.00.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, William C. Heilman Fund and Gifts for Special Uses Fund
Accession Year
1959
Object Number
1959.51.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

George Knox, Tiepolo: A Bicentenary Exhibition 1770-1970; Drawings, Mainly from American Collections, by Giambattista Tiepolo and the Members of His Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1970), copyright page (n.p.)

Filippo Pedrocco, "Giambattista Tiepolo illustratore di libro", Giambattista Tiepolo: il segno e l'enigma, ed. Dario Succi, Vianello Libri/Foligraf (Venice, Italy, 1985), pp. 64-76, p. 65

Bernard Aikema, "Early Drawings for Prints by Giambattista Tiepolo", Master Drawings (1998), vol. XXXVI, no. 3, pp. 251-274, p. 253 and cat. no. 68, p. 274, fig. 32

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