Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
  • God the Father Borne by Angels
  • The Almighty with Angels (alternate title)
  • God the Father and the Holy Dove Supported by Angels and Putti (alternate title)
Date ca. 1759
Medium pen and black ink and gray and brown washes on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/16 × 9 5/8 inches (18.2 × 24.4 cm)
Framed: 16 3/4 × 19 3/8 × 1 inches (42.5 × 49.2 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 47.99
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [indecipherable]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown-black ink, lower right: Domo. Tiepolo f
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, upper left: 239
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, center right: 3
Dr. Fr. Haussmann (New York, New York, USA);
1947, Schaeffer Galleries (New York, New York, USA);
John S. Newberry (Grosse Pointe Farms. Michigan, USA);
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Byam Shaw, James. The Drawings of Dominico Tiepolo. ed. Karl Theodore Parker. London, 1962, p. 32, n. 5.

"Drawings." Schaeffer Galleries Bulletin 4 (1948): no. 26.

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp.130-131, no. 63.

Loan Exhibition of Old Master Drawings from Midwestern Museums. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1950, no. 51.

Miami Art Center. Art in Italy. Exh. cat., Miami 1969, n. 45.

Richardson, E.P. Venice 1700-1800: An Exhibition of Venice and the Eighteenth Century. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts and John Heron Art Museum. Detroit and Indianapolis, 1952, no. 80.