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    Sale 1961

    Old Master And 19th Century Drawings

    24 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

    A figure holding a torch, seen from below

    Price Realised  

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)
    A figure holding a torch, seen from below
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark 'HP'
    10¼ x 7½ in. (260 x 191 mm.)


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    Provenance

    William H. Crocker (1861-1937), Burlingame, California; thence by descent to his son
    Charles Crocker (1904-61), San Francisco; thence by descent to the present owners.