GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO | REST ON THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT; THE HOLY FAMILY; AND THE ENTOMBMENT (DE VESME 12, 13, 48; RIZZI 79, 80, 54)
Estimate: 2,000 - 4,000 GBP
GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO
1727 - 1804
REST ON THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT; THE HOLY FAMILY; AND THE ENTOMBMENT (DE VESME 12, 13, 48; RIZZI 79, 80, 54)
Two etchings, 1753, bright, clear impressions from The Flight into Egypt; with R. 54, 1750, from Stations of the Cross, a very good impression of this Rembrandtesque subject, each unframed
smallest sheet (R. 80): 181 by 235mm 7⅛ by 9¼in
largest sheet (R. 54): 282 by 210mm 11⅛ by 8½in
R. 53: With wide margins, in good condition, a small wormhole below the plate mark, a small brown stain in the lower left margin, several additional small, pale brown stains verso showing faintly through recto (not affecting subject), the lower left corner creased, remnants of previous hinging along the right sheet edge verso, unframed.
R. 78: Trimmed to the borderline on three sides, with a thread margin along lower sheet edge, in good condition, with a couple of small, very faint fox marks in the clearing of the sky, a few small, unobtrusive thinned areas in the upper half of sheet, unframed.
R. 79: Trimmed to the borderline, in good condition apart from several small, inconspicuous thinned areas at corners and at intervals along sheet edges, unframed.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
R. 54: ex coll. Tomás Harris (L. 4921)
R. 79: ex coll. Naudet, with his inscription verso, dated 1810 (L. 1937)