Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, 1727-1804)
The Holy Family Disembarking, from the series Flight Into Egypt, 1753, final state of two (DeVesme, 18; Rizzi, 84ii/ii). Unsigned. Etching on heavy laid paper with partial watermark of three crescents and crowned "W," plate size 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (19.0 x 24.3 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Deckled edges to three sides, gently light-struck, minor soiling to margins, cockling to upper edge, annotated "XVIII" in pencil l.l.
The sheet is a laid paper with watermark as described (see images as well) and measures 9 15/16 x 14 11/16 in.There is minor soiling to the verso as well as the margins. There are two softly pressed vertical creases through the image on the right side of the composition.
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