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Seated Figure (Study for a Ceiling Painting)

Seated Figure (Study for a Ceiling Painting)

Artist: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, 1682–1770)
Culture: Italian, Venetian
Date: 18th Century
Medium: Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Image (sight): 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches (20 x 14.9 cm)
Frame: 15 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches (39.1 x 34 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Drawing
Credit Line: Bequest of Marjorie Pfeffer
Provenance: Gift by the artist to the Library of the Sommasco Convent in S. Maria della Salute, Venice. Irish private collection. William Fagg, Sydenham, England. Sold 1914 through (Christie's). (A.S.W. Rosenbach, Philadelphia). Purchased through (Seiferheld and Co., New York) by Marjorie Pfeffer; by bequest 2008 to Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Object number: 2008.6.3