The Ascension of Christ, early 17th century

  • Ignatius Cornelius Marinus, Flemish, 1599-1639
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 17 3/4 × 13 1/8 inches (45.1 × 33.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S739

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Christ
  • Ascension

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamped, in blue, verso [two stars, identified as F. Baumgartner (?)] (Lugt 2900)

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: P. P. Rubens pinxit. Inscribed, lower center: VIDENTIBVS ILLIS, ELEVATVS EST. Actorum. 1. Inscribed, lower right: Gillis Hendricx | excud. Antuerpiae.

Provenance

1868, F. Baumgartner (Vienna, Austria); September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Ignatius Cornelius Marinus; after Peter Paul Rubens, The Ascension of Christ, early 17th century, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S739.