Unknown Drawing, Unknown Provenance

The Witt Library at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, with its approximately 2 million reproductions (see photo) after works of art that are often accompanied by provenance information, is an invaluable research for provenance researchers. I went to the Witt Library while conducting provenan...

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My discovery of provenance research

In graduate school, my art historical interests shifted once again; this time from England and France to Italy, and from the nineteenth century to the eighteenth.  I decided to write my doctoral dissertation on Giovanni Battista Tiepolo’s Punchinello drawings (more on those in a future post).  A...

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