Adoration of the Magi, 1649

  • Carlo Sacchi, Italian, 1617-1706
  • Paolo Veronese, Italian, 1528-1588

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 19 1/2 × 16 1/4 inches (49.5 × 41.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1050

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Magi
  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Italy

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marks, in brown ink below image, lower left: [geometric monogram] Stamped, in black, verso: W. H. F. K von Lepell (Lugt 1672) Stamped, once in black, twice in brown, verso: Kupferstich- kabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Lugt 1606, 2922 and variation of 234)

Inscribed, in plate, lower right of image: Paolo Veronesi Inv. Inscribed, in plate below image, including date and artist's name: [Latin inscription] Inscribed, in brown ink, following inscription in plate, lower right: P. Cagliari pint.

Provenance

Wilhelm Heinrich Ferdinand Karl von Lepell; November 1890, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Carlo Sacchi; after Paolo Veronese, Adoration of the Magi, 1649, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1050.