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Head of a youth

Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (draughtsman)

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Head of a youth


Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (draughtsman) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1696-1770]







Technique Description

red chalk, heightened with white on faded blue-grey paper


height: 254 mm
width: 196 mm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1950 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Domenico Tiepolo; his pupil, Felice Bossi; Giovanni Domenico Bossi; C.F.Beyerlen; Bossi-Beyerlen sale, Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 27 March 1882, part of lots 640-649; ?Dr O.Eisenmann; ?Dr Wilhelm Lübke; Joseph Baer and Sons, Frankfurt; Dr Hans Wendland, Lugano, his sale, Berlin, Ball-Graupe, 24 April 1931, lot 100; Paul Cassirer, London; Grete Ring


  1. (1951) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Forty-second Annual Report, for the Year 1950, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: Reproduced on cover.]
  2. Winter, C. (1950) Treasures in Cambridge, London? [page: 39, 45]
    [comments: Pl. XXVIII.]
  3. Hasselt, Carlos van 'Four Drawings from the Fitzwilliam Museum', [page: 13-14]
    Source title: Apollo (1956)
  4. Winter, Carl (1958) The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey, London: Trianon Press [page: 333]
    [comments: Plate 81.]
  5. 'Treasures of Cambridge', [page: 105]
    Source title: Connoisseur (1959)
    [comments: Fig. 19.]
  6. Levey, M. 'Domenico Tiepolo's earliest frescoes at Zianigo', [page: 356]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1961)
    [comments: No. 8.]
  7. Byam Shaw, James (1962) The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo, London? [page: 60]
    [comments: No. 1]
  8. Knox, George (1980) Giambattista and Domenico Tiepolo, a study and catalogue raisonné of the chalk drawings: Text, Oxford: Clarendon Press [page: 277]
    [comments: M.569.]


red chalk (medium)
whitening (medium)
paper (support)

Accession Number

PD.1-1950 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 7906; Input Date: 2000-06-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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