Cupid Burning his Weapons, 1805

  • Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666
  • Adam von Bartsch, Austrian, 1756-1821

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 11 1/4 × 9 3/8 inches (28.6 × 23.8 cm) Sheet: 14 3/8 × 11 1/4 inches (36.5 × 28.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Cupid

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: A. Bartsch sc. 1805.

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Guercino del. Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: th


March 1887, Crawcour Sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Adam von Bartsch; after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Cupid Burning his Weapons, 1805, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S100.