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Saint Thecla praying for the end of the plague in the city of Este

Inscription

U.l.: 33; L.r. in image: Gio. Batta Tiepolo f / Lorenzo Tiepolo inc.: In margin below: Joannes Batta. Tiepolo inv. et pin. / Laurentius Tiepolo filius del. et inc.

Marks

WM: Three crescents, with countermark including superimposed upon-letter"vv"; at the other end of the shet, a large crowned coat-of-arms

Provenance

Johann Nepomuk Ernst Harrach (b. 1756 – d. 1829), Vienna (Lugt 1282). May 26, 2011, anonymous sale, Galerie Bassenge, Berlin, lot 5387, to James Bergquist, Newton, MA; 2012, sold by James Bergquist to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1760-1761

Catalogue Raisonné

DeVesme 003, II/II: Rizzi (1970) 220, II/II; Rizzi (1971) 224, II/II, Succi (1988) 6, II/II

Dimensions

Platemark: 70.3 x 40.5 cm (27 11/16 x 15 15/16 in.) Sheet: 76.3 x 52 cm (30 1/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.468

Medium or Technique

Etching, on cream paper, second state

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