Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
  • The Holy Family Stepping off the Bank
  • The Holy Family Preparing to Embark (alternate title)
  • Flight | Plate 15 (series title)
Date ca. 1753
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (18.7 × 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 13 1/8 inches (23.8 × 33.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1150.5
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower center of image: Do: Tiepolo in: et fe.
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020) Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center of image: 15
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: 1150a
Inscribed, 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. 77.