Prints and Drawings
Artist: Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727–1804

Punchinello Feeding the Peacocks

ca. 1800

Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk

Overall: 29.4 × 40.8 cm (11 9/16 × 16 1/16in.); Framed: 43.815 × 59.055 cm (17 1/4 × 23 1/4in.)
Gift of Mrs. Paul Wick and her children, Paul M. Wick, B.A. 1939, William A. Wick, B.A. 1941, Peter A. Wick, B.A. 1943, and Mrs. Osborne Howes, in honor of Paul Wick, B.A. 1912
1981.32
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

possibly in the collection of Michelangelo Guggenheim, Venice; part of the set sold at Sotheby’s, London, 6 July 1920, lot 41; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., London; Richard Owen, Paris (1920–21); Philip Hofer, Cambridge, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wick, Youngstown, Ohio

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 12, 30, 218–20, 25, no. 74, ill.

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