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.

Ceres Seeking Her Daughter, 1610

  • Adam Elsheimer, German, 1574-1620
  • Hendrik Goudt, Dutch, 1585-1630

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 12 3/8 × 9 3/8 inches (31.4 × 23.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Signed and dated, in plate below image, lower right: HGoudt sculpsit et dicavit Romae. 1610

Watermark, center right of sheet: [circular device]

Inscribed, in plate below image: [long inscription and dedication] Inscribed, lower left: AElsheimer pinxit.

October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Andersen, A. Handbuch fur Kupferstich Sammler. Leipzig, 1870-1873, no. 5.

Hendrik Goudt; after Adam Elsheimer, Ceres Seeking Her Daughter, 1610, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S553.