• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)

    Triumph of Hercules (De Vesme 101; Rizzi 147)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
    Triumph of Hercules (De Vesme 101; Rizzi 147)
    etching, circa 1780, on laid paper, watermark Coat-of-Arms with Hand and Dagger watermark, countermark Initial W under a Coronet, a good impression of the third, final state, with margins, a large moisture stain in the lower part of the subject and margin, scattered pinpoint foxing, a tear at lower left, reaching 20 mm. into the subject, other tears, nicks and creases in the margins, and lesser defects; with The Pesaro Madonna, etching after Titian by V. Lefevre, with margins, creased, some foxing and other minor defects, framed
    P. 686 x 505 mm., S. 800 x 550 mm. (2)


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