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Inscription

lower left, brown ink, signed: Dom.o Tiepolo f

Provenance

(sale, Sotheby's London, 20 March 1974, no. 134); Herbert List, Munich (not in Lugt); Ursula and Adolf Ratjen, Vaduz, for Wolfgang Ratjen; Wolfgang Ratjen [1943-1997], Vadiz and Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1977
Stiftung Ratjen. Italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts, Graphische Sammlung, Munich; Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin; Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart. Munich, 1977, 220, no. 101 (entry by Peter Dreyer).
1979
Zeichnungen italienischer Meister aus den Sammlungen Schloss Fachsenfeld, Stiftung Ratjen Vaduz, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München. Kunstmuseum Lucerne, 1979, 56, no. 92.
1996
Giandomenico Tiepolo, Maestria e gioco, Disegni dal mondo, Castello di Udine; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 1996, no. 19.
2011
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525-1835, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011, no. 62.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 116.
Bibliography
1977
Stiftung Ratjen. Italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts. Munich, 1977: 220-221.
1996
Gealt, Adelheid, and George Knox. Giandomenico Tiepolo: Maestria e gioco. Disegni dal mondo. Castello di Udine and Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington. Milan, 1996: 55 (reprod.), 187 (under no. 118), 240, no. 19 (trans. into English as Domenico Tiepolo, Master Draftsman. Bloomington, 1997).
1996
Gealt, Adelheid M. and George Knox. Domenico Tiepolo: Master Draftsman. Electa, Milan, 1996: 55, 187, under 118, 240 (no. 19).
2005
Gealt, Adelheid, and George Knox. Giandomenico Tiepolo, Scene di vita quotidiana a Venezia e nella terraferma. Venice, 2005, 105, 107, no. 19.
2011
Italian Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection 1525-1835. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011: 142-143.