Three Magicians Burning a Snake

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Knox 12, i/ii; Rizzi 5, i/ii; de Vesme 14, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.6 x 18.3 cm (8 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.) Platemark: 22.2 x 17.9 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.142

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