• Old Master Prints auction at Christies

    Sale 7781

    Old Master Prints

    8 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (circa 1696-1770)

    Satyr Family with the Obelisk, Plate 11 from: Scherzi (De Vesme 23; Rizzi 14)

    Price Realised  

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (circa 1696-1770)
    Satyr Family with the Obelisk, Plate 11 from: Scherzi (De Vesme 23; Rizzi 14)
    etching, circa 1735-40, watermark Initials CW, a fine impression of the first state (of two), before the plate number at upper right, with wide margins, some surface dirt and pencil inscriptions in the margins, extensive surface staining with brown and red pigment on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
    P. 225 x 176 mm., S. 321 x 238 mm.


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