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Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)

View of a village with a tower, after Marco Ricci

Details
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
View of a village with a tower, after Marco Ricci
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
7½ x 11 in. (191 x 280 mm.)
Provenance
An unidentified collector's mark (L. 1529).
Duc de Talleyrand.
Literature
A. Morassi, Dessins vénitiens du dix-huitième siècle de la collection du Duc de Talleyrand, Milan, 1958, no. 40, illustrated.
J. Byam Shaw, The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo, London, 1962, p. 60, note 2.
G. Knox, Un quaderno di vedute di Giambattista Tiepolo, Milan, 1973, p. 74, no. 57.
G. Knox, 'Giandomenico Tieoplo: disegni', Giandomenico Tiepolo: Disegni dal Modo, exhib. cat., Castello da Udine and elsewhere, 1996, pp. 46 and 52, illustrated.

Lot Essay

This drawing is one of a series of landscape drawings by the young Domenico. Many of these landscapes are based on drawings by his father. This particular sheet was recognised by James Byam Shaw as a copy after a print by Marco Ricci.
Two other landscapes by Domenico were sold at Christie's New York, 30 January 1997, lots 84-5.
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