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Artist NameGiovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696 - 1770 Madrid)
TitleHead of a man looking to the left
Date of Artworkcirca 1740-50
MediumRed chalk, white chalk and stump on blue-grey paper. Fleur de lys watermark.
Size8 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. • 226 x 192 mm


Probably Armand-Louis de Mestral de Saint-Saphorin (1738-1805);
Likely inherited by Madeleine and Marguerite de Mestral;
Probably Edouard de Cérenville (1843-1915) Given to his son, René de Cérenville (1875-1968) Swiss private collection;
Anonymous sale, Koller, Zürich, March 23rd, 2007, lot 3459 ;
Christie's Paris, May 27th, 2020.