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Rare Etchings by G.B. and G.D. Tiepolo

January 25 – April 23, 1972
Ground Floor, Galleries G-3, G-4, G-5, G-6 (2,000 sq. ft.)

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, The Flight, Holy Family Walking with Angel, published 1753, etching, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.8104

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 93 prints from the Rosenwald Collection and one from the gift of W.G. Russell Allen were shown with loans of duplicate impressions and related material. 85 of the etchings came from two 18th-century albums in the Rosenwald collection. The exhibition honored Mr. Rosenwald, a founding benefactor and trustee, on his 81st birthday.

Organization: The exhibition was held in the Widener porcelain rooms. The wall cases had been covered with panels on which the framed graphics were hung. H. Diane Russell organized the exhibition; Gaillard F. Ravenel designed the exhibition. Frances P. Smyth and Gaillard F. Ravenel designed the exhibition catalogue.

Attendance: 106,676

Catalog: Rare Etchings by Giovanni Battista and Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, by H. Diane Russell. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1972.

Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista
Italian, 1696 - 1770
Tiepolo, Giovanni Domenico
Italian, 1727 - 1804