The Young Virgin Accepts the Scarlet and the Pure Purple

Provenance

M. Cormier, Tours (sale Paris, April, 1921); Knoedler, Paris (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1921).

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Italian, 1727–1804

The Young Virgin Accepts the Scarlet and the Pure Purple

c. 1770–90

Pen and brown ink and brown and gray wash over black chalk on paper

Overall: 19 5/16 x 15 3/16 in. (49 x 38.5 cm)


Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1921f

1955.1463


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.