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Attributed to Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Italian, 1727-1804
Head of a Boy, before 1780
Red and white chalks on blue laid paper
24.8 x 18.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches)
Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 73.078

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Annibale Carracci Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Head of a Boy

Attributed to Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Italian, 1727-1804
Head of a Boy, before 1780
Red and white chalks on blue laid paper
24.8 x 18.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches)
Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 73.078

  • … - 1882, Bossi-Beyerlen collection, Stuttgart.

    1882, Sale Bossi-Beyerlen auction, Stuttgart, on 03/27/1882, Lot 433.

    … - ca. 1927, Collection of Dr. Hans Wendland, Lugano. Catalogue raisonée. Detlev Baron von Hadeln, The Drawings of G.B. Tiepolo, vol. 1 (New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929), 24, plate 165.

    … - 1930, Savile Gallery, London.

    … - 1953, Collection of Lord Greene. According to Agnew’s, London archive.

    1953, Purchased by Agnew’s, London at Sotheby’s, London on 04/22/1953, Lot 19.

    1953 – 1973, Purchased by Mrs. Murray S. Danforth, Providence, RI from Agnew’s, London on 07/17/1953.

    1973, Gift to the RISD Museum by Mrs. Murray S. Danforth on 09/18/1973.


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