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The Holy Family Passes under a City Arch

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The Holy Family Passes under a City Arch

18th century
190 x 246 mm (7.5 x 9.7 in.)

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, (1727–1804)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: Number 7 from set of 27 etchings Picturesque Ideas on the Flight into Egypt (Idee pittoresche sopra la Fugga in Egitto)
Edition: This is from a set of trial proofs, probably printed in Germany (see wiping marks); there are 8 other trial proofs at the National Gallery of Art, 4 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and 13 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Marks: Inscribed, lower center: “Do: Tiepolo in: et fe:t”; inscribed, lower right: “Do: Tiepolo fecit et de.”
Marks: Watermark: Standing kings with star
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: F.W. or F.A.W. (not in Lugt)
Bibliography: De Vesme 7; Rizzi 73; Russell 64; DAC exhibition catalog by Elise K. Kenney, 1988; Old Master Prints 1480–1800 (R.S. Johnson International catalog for fall 1983), cat. no. 55, p. 92 (Chicago, IL: R.S. Johnson International, 1983); see original DAC catalog card.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D2.33.7

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