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A Shepherd with Two Magiciansca. 1735-1740
222 x 175 mm (8.7 x 6.9 in.)
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (aka Giambattista Tiepolo), Italian, (1696–1770)
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- magic - Study and practice of ritual activities intended to control or influence human or natural events through the invocation of external and impersonal mystical forces beyond the ordinary human sphere; typical ritual activities include the manipulation of special objects and the recitation of spells. [October 1994 scope note added; related term added.]
- magicians - Those who practice magic. [October 1994 descriptor added.]
- occult sciences - Range of studies, theories, and practices involving a belief in and knowledge or use of supernatural forces or beings, the goal of practice being the manipulation or subversion of natural laws to achieve some desired purpose. [November 1994 related term added. October 1994 scope note added; lead-in terms added; alternate term added. July 1994 related term added. January 1994 related term added.]
- plate Dimensions: 222 x 175 mm (8.7 x 6.9 in.)
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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (aka Giambattista Tiepolo), Italian, (1696–1770) . A Shepherd with Two Magicians, ca. 1735-1740. From Scherzi. Etching on laid paper. First of two states. plate : 222 x 175 mm (8.7 x 6.9 in.). DAC accession number 1990.21.1. Friends of the Davison Art Center Richard H. Wood (BA Wesleyan 1958, former DAC Registrar of Collections) Memorial Fund, 1990. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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