Requires Photography

A Magus and Other Figures Watching a Burning Skull and Bones

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Knox 11, i/ii; Rizzi 10, i/ii; de Vesme 19, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 x 18.3 cm (8 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.) Platemark: 22 x 17.8 cm (8 11/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

45.145

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his gift to the MFA February 8, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen