Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
Title
  • Mary and Joseph Holding the Child, Are Escorted by an Angel
  • The Flight, Holy Family Walking with Angel (alternate title)
  • Flight Into Egypt | Plate 12 (series title)
Date ca. 1753
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (18.7 × 24.8 cm)
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 12 1/2 inches (22.5 × 31.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1150.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right of image: Do: Tiepolo in: et fec: (D reversed)
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020)
Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, bottom left edge of image: 12
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: 1150a
Inscribed, lower right corner: -5-
Inscribed, in black ink, verso: BGR
May 1895, 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. 74.