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Inscription

by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 115 / DT[?]TBTTANN

Provenance

Douglas Huntly Gordon (Lugt 1130a), Baltimore, MD, 1947; by descent to Mrs. Douglas Gordon; (sale, New York, Christie's, 11 January 1989, lot 62); purchased (via David Tunick) by NGA, 1989.

Exhibition History
1970
Tiepolo, A Bicentenary Exhibition 1770-1970: Drawings, Mainly from American Collections, By Giambattista Tiepolo and the Members of His Circle. Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1970, no. 6.
1995
Splendori del Settecento Veneziano, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1995, 419, no. 136 (repro. p. 419)(entry by Annalisa Prissa Torrini).
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 64.
Bibliography
1970
Tiepolo: A Bicentenary Exhibition. Exh. cat. The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA, 1970: no. 6.
1995
Splendori del Settecento Veneziano. Exh. cat. Electa, Milan, 1995: 419.