Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Discovery of the Tomb of Punchinello,

From the set of 23 etchings, Scherzi di Fantasia

Etching on white laid paper

First of two states; the plate was numbered “17” in the second state

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 235 x 183 mm (9.3 x 7.2 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “GB Tiepolo”

Accession number: 1998.3.1

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1998

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Collector’s mark verso, lower right: “JE” (entwined), identified by Susan Schulman as J. Ehrmann (not in Lügt); possibly once owned by Antonio Zanetti (the border marks drawn on this impression are typical of prints owned by Zanetti, who mounted proofs down on backing sheets and drew inked lines around them in this manner).

Bibliography: DeVesme 29; Rizzi 20 i/ii.

Work Type: print

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