Artist Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Italian, 1727-1804
  • Joseph and Mary Seeking Shelter
  • Joseph and Mary (alternate title)
  • Flight Into Egypt | Plate 5 (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 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (24.1 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1150.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: Do. Tiepolo in. et Fecit.
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020)Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner: 5
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner of sheet 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. 98, nos. 62 and 63.