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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.416
People
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian (Venice, Italy 1696 - 1770 Madrid, Spain)
Title
A Sacrifice
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and brown wash over black chalk on off-white antique laid paper
Dimensions
actual: 37.2 x 26 cm (14 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
Provenance
Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, MA, Bequest by Meta and Paul J. Sachs to Fogg Art Mu, 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.416
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 358, p. 177, as school of Tiepolo

George Knox, Tiepolo: A Bicentenary Exhibition 1770-1970; Drawings, Mainly from American Collections, by Giambattista Tiepolo and the Members of His Circle, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1970), cat. no. 7, repr.

Meredith Mickelson, "The Differentiation of Early Inks by Analytical Methods" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, September 1981), Unpublished, passim

Agnes Mongan, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jonathan Bober, The Famous Italian Drawings at the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 1988), repr. fig. 50

Exhibition History

Tiepolo: A Bicentenary Exhibition, 1770-1970, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 03/14/1970 - 05/03/1970

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