Arithmetic, mid-16th century

  • Virgil Solis, German, 1514-1562

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 3 1/4 × 2 1/4 inches (8.3 × 5.7 cm)



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Allegory
  • Arithmetic
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Liberal arts

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left: [artist's monogram]

Inscribed, in plate, upper edge: ARTIHMETRIA


October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany); 1909-present, found in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Virgil Solis, Arithmetic, mid-16th century, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, 09.1S1116.4.