GIANDOMENICO TIEPOLO (Venice 1727 - Madrid 1804) THE PATRON SAINTS OF THE FAMILY CROTTA
Etching and engraving, c. 1750, after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Succi 1986, 41. A very good impression of the second state of four, with large margins. A few stains at the margins, but generally in very good condition. To the plate-mark 265 x 370 mm, the entire sheet measuring 365 x 510 mm.
PROVENANCE: the Milanese painter Ernesto Fontana (1837-1918): his blind stamp on the top margin.
The print reproduces the painting (before 1750) by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo which is now at the Städelsches Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt and was in the Venetian Palace Calbo Crotta until 1912.