29 March 2006
Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
The Triumph of Hercules (De Vesme 101; Rizzi 147)
etching, circa 1780, on laid paper with a Sword in Hand in a Cartouche watermark, a fairly good impression of the third (final) state, with narrow margins, a central horizontal drying crease with a short break at either end, a paper loss at the lower right sheet corner just into the platemark, minor short tears and paper losses at the left sheet corners, remains of old adhesive at the sheet edges on the reverse, lesser defects
P. 690 x 510 mm., S. 713 x 525 mm.
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