Phaeton demanding the Chariot of the Sun by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

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

Details

Medium:
Pen and sepia
Dimensions:
38 x 54 cm
Acquired in:
1917
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.

Provenance

Sold with the collection of Sir Charles Bagot in 1836.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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