Nov 9, 2010

The Head of a Young Man Looking Upwards to the Right

The Head of a Young Man Looking Upwards to the Right

before 1752

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

(Italian, 1696-1770)

Red chalk (with stumping) over black chalk, heightened with white chalk

Support: Blue laid paper, laid down on cream-yellow wove paper, laid down on a tertiary support of wove paper (partially scraped away)

Sheet: 22.2 x 15.3 cm (8 3/4 x 6 in.); Secondary Support: 22.2 x 15.3 cm (8 3/4 x 6 in.)

The Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund 1929.558


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