Requires Photography

A Magus and His Companions Watching a Snake

about 1743
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian (Venetian), 1696–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Knox 05, i/ii; Rizzi 15, i/ii; de Vesme 24, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 19.6 cm (10 3/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Platemark: 22.6 x 17.7 cm (8 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

B3497

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock