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Mary Holding the Child in Her Arms and Joseph with Basket, ca. 1753

  • Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 7 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (18.7 × 24.8 cm) Sheet: 9 3/8 × 13 inches (23.8 × 33 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1150.2

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Italy
  • Christ
  • Virgin mary
  • Donkey
  • Holy family
  • Flight into egypt

Signed, in plate, lower left of image: Do: Tiepolo in (et fe.?)

Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020) Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate, lower right edge of image: 10 Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner of sheet: 1150a Inscribed, lower right corner: -5- Inscribed, in black ink, verso: B. G. R.

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, pp. 98-99, nos. 70 and 71.

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Mary Holding the Child in Her Arms and Joseph with Basket, ca. 1753, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1150.2.