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Artist NameGiovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770)
TitlePunchinello Observed or The Discovery of the Tomb of Punchinello
Date of Artwork18th century
MediumPen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk, partially indented for transfer
Size11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. • 297 x 215 mm

Provenance

Georg Edward Habich (1818-1901), Kassel and Boston (Lugt 862) (his sale: Stuttgart, H. G. Gutekunst, 27 April 1899, lot 644);
Antonio Grandi, Milan, 1910;
Juan A. (1862-1920) and Felix (1860-1914) Bernasconi, Milan, by descent (their sale: London, Christie's, 1 April 1987, lot 84, illustrated);
C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1988;
Dr. John O'Brien, Charles Town, West Virgina

Literature

E. Sack, Giambattista und Domenico Tiepolo, Hamburg, 1910, no. 193

Exhibition History

Düsseldorf, C. G. Boerner, Die schönsten Neuerwerbungen:  Graphik und Zeichnungen von 1500 bis 1900, 1988, no. 40, illustrated