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Print, Seated Magician Regarding Skulls, plate 5 from the Scherzi di Fantasia, 1757–70

This is a Print. It was designed by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. It is dated 1757–70 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is etching on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

22.4 x 18 cm (8 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Fragmented watermark: A S

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Tiepolo; center left, in cauldron: Tiepolo

Cite this object as

Print, Seated Magician Regarding Skulls, plate 5 from the Scherzi di Fantasia, 1757–70; Designed by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, 1692 - 1770); Italy; etching on laid paper; 22.4 x 18 cm (8 13/16 x 7 1/16 in.); 1931-67-52

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