A Disputation between Kings and Priests


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

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Italian, 1727–1804

A Disputation between Kings and Priests

c. 1770–90

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

Overall: 19 5/16 x 15 1/16 in. (49.1 x 38.2 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1921




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.