Saint John the Baptist Preaching

Giovanni Domenico Tiepoloca. 1740-1750

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: Saint John the Baptist Preaching
  • Creator: Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo after Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
  • Date Created: ca. 1740-1750
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed along lower edge: “Ioannes Batta Tiepolo inv. et pinxit. / Ioannes Dominicus Tiepolo del. et fecit.”; numbered, upper right: “18”
  • Print State: Third of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1998
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on off-white laid European paper. Watermark: W
  • Keywords: Bible, New Testament, religions, religious art, Saint John, Saint John the Baptist, saints
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 240 mm x 285 mm (9.45 in. x 11.22 in.). Sheet dimensions: 377 mm x 495 mm (14.84 in. x 19.49 in.).
  • Bibliography: Nagler (1847) 2; De Vesme 31 ii/ii; Sack 79; Pallucchini (1941) 339; Rizzi 105 iii/iii
  • Associated People: Created by Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, 1727-1804), After Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, 1696-1770)
  • Accession Number: 1998.19.1