David and Bathsheba, between ca. 1532 and ca. 1540

  • Georg Pencz, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 1 3/4 × 3 inches (4.4 × 7.6 cm)

Bequest of Hal H. Smith

45.354

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Old testament

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left: [artist's monogram]

Stamp, lower left, recto: Peter Lely (Lugt 2092) Stamp, in black, verso: Lawson Thompson (Lugt 1770)

Inscribed, verso, in pencil: [notations]

Provenance

Peter Lely (London, England); Lawson Thompson (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England). 1945-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Georg Pencz, David and Bathsheba, between ca. 1532 and ca. 1540, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Hal H. Smith, 45.354.