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A Smiling Old Man

about 1757
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, 1727–1804), After Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian (Venetian), 1696–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Knox 144, ii/ii; Rizzi 164, ii/ii; de Vesme 120, ii/ii (the number "4" has been abraded out)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 11.5 cm (5 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.) Platemark: 13.1 x 10.3 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

B3499

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in blue-green ink, the mark of G. Locarno, Milan (died c. 1868)(Lugt 1691); verso, lower right-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1882; verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

G. Locarno, Milan (died c. 1868)(Lugt 1691); Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1882; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock