Annunciation, between 1500 and 1570

  • Gian Jacopo Caraglio, Italian, 1500-1570
  • Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 17 7/8 × 13 1/2 inches (45.4 × 34.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Signed, in plate, lower left of image: IACOBVS | CARALIVS | .FE.

Inscribed, in plate, upper left of image: PLVS Inscribed, upper right of image: VLTRA Inscribed, lower right: TITIANI FIGVRARVM | AD CAESAREM EXEMPLA Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations and abbreviations]

April 1885, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA)

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bartsch, Adam von. The Illustrated Bartsch. Vol. XV, Italian Masters of the Seventeenth Century. New York, 1985, p. 67, no. 3.

Gian Jacopo Caraglio; after Titian, Annunciation, between 1500 and 1570, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S233.