Print, Dedication Page to Charles III of Spain and the Two Sicilies, frontispiece for Paolantonio Paoli, Rovine della città di Pesto detta ancora Posidonia (1784), ca. 1765

  • Creator: Sarah Cooper Hewitt
  • Year: ca. 1765
  • Location: Italy

Genii placing bust of a man on an engraved pedestal before a shining sun: AL / GENII IMMIGRIALE / DEL / RE CATTOLICO / CAROL TERZO / QUESTA SUA PERA / e se medesimo / OFFRE E CONSACRA / il Conte Gazola. Below several attributes: a horn, book, palette and brushes, etc. Above a goddess on a cloud before a colonnaded structure.

Print, Dedication Page to Charles III of Spain and the Two Sicilies, frontispiece for Paolantonio Paoli, Rovine della città di Pesto detta ancora Posidonia (1784), ca. 1765; Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, 1692 – 1770); Italy; etching, engraving on off-white laid paper; 33.1 x 23.5 cm (13 1/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-219-b

Bequest of Erskine Hewitt

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