Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
  • The Holy Family Passing by a Pyramid
  • The Flight with Obelisk at the Left (alternate title)
  • Flight Into Egypt | Plate 20 (series title)
Date ca. 1753
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (18.7 × 24.8 cm)
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 12 3/4 inches (23.8 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1150.7
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020) Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right of image: 20
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner: -5-
Inscribed, in black ink, verso: BGR
May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Russell, D. H. Rare Etchings by Giovanni Battista and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1972, p. 99, no. 82.