10 July 2001
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770)
The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, with angels and a pyramid
pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark BT
288 x 199 mm.
Given by the artist to the Library of Somasco Convent, Santa Maria della Salute, Venice.
Count Leopold Cicognara.
Monsignor Giovanni Battista Sartori-Canova.
Edward Cheney, Badger Hall, Shropshire, by 1842, and to his nephew.
Alfred Capel-Cure, Blake Hall, Essex; Sotheby's, 29 April 1885, part of lot 1024 (to Parsons).
With Richard Owen.
With Saville Gallery, London, 1928.
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