Phaeton demanding the Chariot of the Sun by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Sketch in pen and sepia for the fresco in the Palace Archinti, Milan.


Pen and sepia
38 x 54 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Henry Oppenheimer through The Art Fund

This work was donated by Henry Oppenheimer, who presented over 30 works to the British Museum through the Art Fund between 1907 and 1933.


Sold with the collection of Sir Charles Bagot in 1836.

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