GIANDOMENICO TIEPOLO (Venice 1727 - Madrid 1804) THE BAPTISM OF EMPEROR CONSTANTINE
Etching and engraving, c. 1759-60, after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Succi 1986, 92. A very good impression of the fourth state of five, with large margins. A few defects at the margins, including a tear at bottom and stains, but generally in good condition. To the platemark 452 x 227 mm, the entire sheet measuring 550 x 360 mm.
PROVENANCE: the Milanese painter Ernesto Fontana (1837-1918): his blind stamp on the top margin.
The print reproduces the altarpiece painted (1757-59) by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo for the parish church of Folzano, near Brescia.