Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
Title
  • Punchinello Carried in Triumph in a Procession
  • The Bacchanal of the Gnocco (alternate title)
Date between 1797 and 1800
Medium pen and brown ink and brown wash with details in brush and opaque ocher over black chalk on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 14 × 18 5/8 inches (35.6 × 47.3 cm)
Framed: 18 5/8 × 23 5/8 × 7/8 inches (47.3 × 60 × 2.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 55.487
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pen and brown ink, upper left of image: Domo Tiepolo
Marks Watermark: [3 crescents of ascending size (Heawood 866-875)]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, upper left: 37
July 6, 1920, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England, UK) no. 41;
Richard Owen (Paris, France);
Countess Wachmeister;
December 15, 1954, sold by (Sotheby's, London, England, UK) no. 109;
1955, Marianne Feilchenfeldt (Zurich, Switzerland);
1955-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Byam Shaw, James. The Drawings of Domenico Tiepolo. ed. Karl Theodore Parker. London, 1962, pp. 52-59.

Domenico Tiepolo's Punchinello Drawings. Exh. cat., Indiana University Museum of Art. Bloomington, 1979, p. 27, no. 553.

Gealt, Adelheid. Domenico Tiepolo. The Punchinello Drawings. New York, 1986 (pl. 41).

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp.133-134, no. 65, p. 149 (pl. xxi).

Italian Painting of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Exh. cat., Birmingham Museum of Art. Birmingham, 1958, no. 20.

Knox, George. "Domenico Tiepolo's Punchinello Drawings: Satire or Labor of Love? " In Satire in the 18th Century. ed. John Browning. Vol. 10 of McMaster Studies in the 18th Century. New York, 1982, p. 132 (fig. 4).

Knox, George. "The Punchinello Drawings of Giambattista Tiepolo." In Interpretazione veneziane: studi di storia dell'arte in onore di Michelangelo Muraro. ed. David Rosand. Venice 1984, pp. 439-441(fig. 3) (as Bacchanale del Gnocco).

Newberry, John S. "A Punchinello Drawing by Domenico Tiepolo." Bulletin of the DIA 35, no. 4 (1955/56): pp. 92-94 (ill.).