Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
  • The Holy Family Descending a Forest Path, near a Flock and Some Shepherds
  • The Flight with Joseph in the Foreground (alternate title)
  • Flight Into Egypt | Plate 21 (series title)
Date 1753
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 1/2 × 9 7/8 inches (19.1 × 25.1 cm)
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 12 7/8 inches (21.6 × 32.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1150.8
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right edge of image: DO: Tiepolo In: e fecit ANNO 1753 (D reversed)
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020) Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center lower edge of image: 21
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner of sheet: -5-
Inscribed, in black ink, verso: BGR
May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Russell, D. H. Rare Etchings by Giovanni Battista and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1972, p. 99, no. 83.