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The Archangel Michael, 1836

  • Franz August Schubert, German, 1806-1893

Watercolor over graphite pencil on cream wove paper

  • Sheet: 15 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (39.1 × 25.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR263

Collector's mark: Berk of Dessan

Inscribed, in margin lower left: Lucas Signorelli p. Inscribed, in margin lower right: copint v. F. Schubert 1836 in Orvieto das Original |[illegible] Leipzig

Berk [black collector's mark below lower right corner of composition] (Dessau, Germany)

1889, F. Meyer (Dresden,Germany)

James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

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

Uhr, Horst. German Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1987, p. 64, no. 21 (ill.).

Franz August Schubert, The Archangel Michael, 1836, watercolor over graphite pencil on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR263.