Lot 1598: GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO (1727-1804) FAITH, HOPE

Lawrences

April 26, 2013
Crewkerne, United Kingdom

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Description: GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO (1727-1804) FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY, WITH PUTTI AMONG CLOUDS Signed Dom. Tiepolo f, pen and brown ink with brown wash and touches of black ink 27 x 19cm. Provenance: London, Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd, from whom purchased c.1966-1968 and thence by descent * The theme derives from the painting by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo in the Scuola dei Carmini, Venice (1739-1749). It has been adapted here to a more centralised composition but other paintings in this decorative scheme were etched by Giovanni Domenico. ++ Tear in lowermost putto's foot; worn at corners from old gum verso
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