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A Seated Magus Looking at Skulls, a Boy, and Four Other Figures

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Knox 18, i/ii; Rizzi 8, i/ii; de Vesme 17, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 x 18.1 cm (8 15/16 x 7 1/8 in.) Platemark: 22.3 x 17.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.143

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