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Provenance: Sir Charles Prescott, London Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, June 1957 (date and lot number unknown); Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London;Whitney Warren Jr., San Francisco;
Old frame labels in file:
One worn and illegible label with addresses of 42, Old Bond St., Piccadilly W.1, Paris / Place Vendome, and 14 Exchange Street, Manchester, but name of dealer gone!;
Royal Academy of Arts/ Diploma Gallery 1953. Old Master Drawings/ G.B. Tiepolo/ Red Chalk Head, ser. no. 140/ owner: Sir Charles Prescott, O.B.E./ 52, Pont Street, S.W.I.;
Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd./ 31 Bruton Streeet, London W1 Mayfair 2920, no. 4796D, with notation in graphite: Sale at Sothebys June 1958.
Bequest of Whitney Warren Jr. in memory of Mrs. Adolph B. Spreckels
Diploma Gallery, Royal Academy of Art, London: Old Master Drawangs, 1953 , no. 140 (see label);
CPLH: The Tiepolo Family, 1970 (??, label in file, lent by Mr. Whitney Warren);
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Exhibition in honor of Ian McKibbin White, 1987;
CPLH, 20 years of collecting: Director's Choice, 7 March - 14 June 1987;
FAMSF, CPLH: Selections from the Bequest of Whitney Warren Jr.,, 8 Oct 1988 - 8 Jan 1989;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.
CPLH, Tradition and Innovation, 1500 - 1989, 10 Sept - 31 Dec 1989.
head of an unidentified young male figure