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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Italian, Venice, 1696–1770

Reclining female figure, left hand resting on globe, right arm raised in front of face, seen from below

ca. 1740–50

Pen and brown ink and gray wash on white paper

20.3 × 14.6 cm (8 × 5 3/4 in.)
Gift of Robert Lehman, B.A. 1913
1941.285
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Count Bernardino Corniani, (by 1740?), and by descent in the Algarotti-Corniani family until purchased by; Edward Cheney, London; his sale, Sotheby's, 21 April 1885; E. Parsons & Sons, London; Private Collection, Ireland; William Fagg of Sydenham; Mssrs. B.T. Batsford; Christie's, 14 July 1914, lot 49; bought by Parsons, who divided the album; Robert Lehman

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