From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Baths of Caracalla, 1652

  • Herman van Swanevelt, Dutch, 1600-1655

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 4 5/8 × 7 1/4 inches (11.7 × 18.4 cm) Sheet: 5 × 7 5/8 inches (12.7 × 19.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Parte delle terme Antoniano Herman Van Swaueuelt fecit Inscribed, lower right: 1652

Dec. 1885 , M. Bruckner. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Herman van Swanevelt, Baths of Caracalla, 1652, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1132.