Mary, Supported by two Angels, Follows Joseph, ca. 1753

  • Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (18.7 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 9 × 12 7/8 inches (22.9 × 32.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1150.10

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left of image: Dom: Tiepolo In: et fec

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower center of image: 26 Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: 1150a Inscribed, lower right corner: -5- Inscribed, in black ink, verso: BGR

Provenance

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)

Published References

Russell, D. H. Rare Etchings by Giovanni Battista and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1972, pp. 90 and 91.

Rights Status

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Mary, Supported by two Angels, Follows Joseph, ca. 1753, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1150.10.