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The Holy Family Entering the Boat
  • Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    1727–1804
    born: Venice, Italy ; died: Venice, Italy
  • The Holy Family Entering the Boat, 1753
  • Picturesque Ideas on the Flight into Egypt
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 180 x 240 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 197 x 258 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale M. Thompson
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0049
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Two figures (idenitifed as the Holy family) are helped into a rowboat by two angels. There is a donkey standing behind a tree on the left side.