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The Quack Dentist

Series/Portfolio:
Plate 9 from Selection of Pictures from Venetian Collections, series of nineteen prints
Artist:
Giacomo Leonardis (Italian, 1723–1794)
Artist:
After Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1727–1804 Venice)
Date:
1765
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 14 3/8 x 19 3/16 in. (36.5 x 48.7 cm) sheet: 18 7/16 x 22 3/8 in. (46.9 x 56.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.776
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower border: (left) Tiepolo inv. e depin.; (left of center) L'Originale è posseduto dal Conte Algarotti in Ven.a; (right) Giac. Leonardis delin. e inc. 1765. (going into right border/further right) no 9; (below, center) Or con la voce, ed ora con la mano / Or soldi, or denti cava il Ciarlatano.; (bottom, left of center) In Venezia appo (~over the pp) Giacomo Leonardis.
Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Le Blanc 11.534.15; Gorizia-Venice 1983, no. 233
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