Ariadne Forsaken, 18th/19th Century

  • Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss, 1741-1807
  • Ephraim Gottlieb Kruger, German, 1756-1834

Engraving printed in black on wove paper

  • Framed: plate: 17 x 12 3/4 in. 43.1 x 32.3 cm sheet: 27 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. 70.7 x 56.8 cm

Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892

1991.67

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

In plate, lower left: Angelica Kauffmann pinx.; lower right: E. G. Kruger Sculp. Dresde.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Angelica Kauffmann / della Galleria Electorale / di Dresda. / Alto 3. piedi 5, oncie, Largo 2. piedi 10. oncie.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Angelica Kauffmann / de la Gallerie Electorale / de Dresde. / Haut 3. pieds 5. pouces, Large 2. pieds 10. pouces.; in black ink below Electorale, lower right: 1742-1807. / (Coire); lower center: Ariadne abandoned by Theseus; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard. / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 48

Published References

Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 319.

Rights Status

Ephraim Gottlieb Kruger; after Angelica Kauffmann, Ariadne Forsaken, 18th/19th Century, Engraving printed in black on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892, 1991.67.