Apotheosis of an Aged Warrior, for a ceiling in the Ca' Rezzonico, Venice Artist: Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice, 1696–1770)


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


27.9 × 19.6 cm (11 × 7 11/16 in.)

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Gift of Robert Lehman, B.A. 1913

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18th century


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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)
  • 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.
  • Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Vision and Continuity: Italian Drawings from the Permanent Collection 1530–1780, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1991), 18, no. 19.
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