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

Apotheosis of an Aged Warrior, for a ceiling in the Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice

ca. 1758

Pen and brown ink and brown wash over sketch in black chalk

27.9 x 19.6 cm (11 x 7 11/16 in.)
Gift of Robert Lehman, B.A. 1913
1941.295
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Edward Cheney; sale Sotheby's London, 29 April 1885, presumably part of lot 1024; E. Parsons and Sons, London; Robert Lehman (gift to the museum)

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 134, 140, fig. 139.

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