Picturesque Ideas on the Flight into Egypt Etched by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
Ives, Colta Feller
Price: 18.00 USD
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. Decorative teal boards/teal spine; 5-page introduction followed by the 27 bw plates, each annotated on facing page;  total. Missing glassine dust wrapper. Introductory essay by Colta Feller Ives, Assistand Curator of Prints. The cover design was reproduced from the paper sides of the booklet, The Triumph of Virtue, by Albertinelli, printed in Venice in 1767. Reproductions of Tiepolo's series of 25 scenes of this story from Christ's life as well as the dedication and title pages. Fine contents, clean and crisp. Covers have some rubbing at corners and head/tail of spine and light age toning to upper right corner.