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The Ascension, 1756

  • Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776
  • Jan Punt, Dutch, 1711-1779
  • Sebastiano Ricci, Italian, 1659-1734

Engraving printed in black on laid paper

  • 18 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. 47.9 x 45.3 cm 27 5/8 x 20 7/8 in. 70.1 x 53.0 cm

Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892


In plate, lower left: C. Hutin del.; lower right: J. Punt Sculpsit, 1756.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di SEBASTIANO RICCI. / dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda. / Largo piedi 10. onc. 10. Alto piedi 9. onc. 9.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de SEBASTIEN RICCI. / de la Galerie Roiale de Dresde. / Large 10. pieds 10. pouces. Haut 9. pieds 9 pouc.; lower right corner: 16.; in black ink below Punt's name: 1711-1779; below SEBASTIEN RICCI: ( ) Venice, 1662-1734; within the plate mark, lower center: The Ascension.; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard / 1892; in pencil lower center (within plate mark and lower right corner of sheet: 59

Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 316.

Jan Punt; after Charles Francois Hutin; after Sebastiano Ricci, The Ascension, 1756, Engraving printed in black on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892, 1991.57.