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Inscription

lower right in brown ink: Dom.o Tiepolo f.; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: Deux Saints conduit au duplace D. Tiepolo

Provenance

Jean-François Gigoux [1806-1894] (Lugt 1164), Paris; (sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 20-23 March 1882, lot 174); Lady Anderson; (sale, London, Christie's, 9 December 1986, lot 64); (Kate Ganz Ltd., London, 1987); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; gift to NGA, 1993.

Exhibition History
1986
Italian Drawings 1500-1800, Kate Ganz Ltd., London, 1987, no. 34.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, (hors de catalogue).
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 44.
1993
Nine Old Master Drawings: Recent Gifts from the Woodner Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993 (checklist only).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 94.
1996
Domenico Tiepolo: Master Draftsman, Civici Musei e Gallerie di Storia ed Arte, Udine, 1996; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 1997, no. 110.
2006
"Domenico Tiepolo: A New Testament", The Frick Collection, New York, 2006-2007, 65 (detail, fig. 65); 680-681, 814, no. 296 (Adelheid M. Gealt and George Knox).
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 114.
Bibliography
1962
Byam Shaw, James. The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo. London, 1962: 36.
1990
Woodner Collection: Master Drawings. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990: 128-129.
1994
Gazette des Beaux Arts, "Principales Acquisitions des Musees en 1993," Gazette des Beaux Arts (1994): no. 252.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: 330-333, no. 94.
1996
Conrad, Cristofer. Die grossformatigen religiösen Zeichnungen Giovanni Domenico Tiepolos (Heidelberg: 1996): no. 256.
1996
Gealt, Adelheid M. and George Knox. Domenico Tiepolo: Master Draftsman. Electa, Milan, 1996: 84, 181, and cover.
2001
Whistler, Catherine. "L'Occhio critico: osservatione, emulazione e trasformazione nell'arte di Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)," in Le Metamorfosi di Venezia, Da capitale di stato a città del mondo, Gino Benzoni, ed., Florence, 2001: 211, fig. 1.
2006
Gealt, Adelheid M. and George Knox. Domenico Tiepolo: A New Testament." Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press (2006): 5, 65, 680-681, 814.