7 July 1998
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Angels with a Victor's Crown and Putti in the Clouds
signed 'Domo. Tiepolo f.'
pen and black ink, brown wash
197 x 273 mm.
Giovanni Domenico Bossi, with associated price code '1934 -X.rs 48.' (verso), by descent to
Maria Theresa Karoline Bossi.
Karl Christian Friedrich Beyerlen; H. G. Gutekunst, Stuttgart, 27-8 March, 1882.
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