GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO
1727 - 1804
THE VIRGIN APPEARING TO SAINT SIMON STOCK (D. 57; R. 98)
Etching, 1753, a good, clear impression of the first state (of two) before the addition of the numbering, framed
plate: 610 by 390mm 24 by 15⅝in
sheet: 630 by 465mm 24¾ by 18¼in
With wide margins, in generally good condition, softened diagonal creases across each corner, a crease running parallel to the lower sheet edge across the text, a few short, inconspicous tears in the lower left corner (not affecting subject), the verso with scattered foxing, particularly along sheet edges, reverse-mounted with tape, framed.
(The softened horizontal crease at centre is inherent to production).
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.
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