The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Descent from the Cross, 1843

  • Artaria and Fontaine, German
  • Heinrich Felsing, German, 1800-1875
  • Daniele Ricciarelli, Italian, 1509-1566
  • Paolo Toschi, Italian, 1788-1854

Engraving in ink on wove paper

  • Image: 28 × 19 1/8 inches (71.1 × 48.6 cm) Sheet: 39 3/4 × 28 1/4 inches (101 × 71.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Daniello Ricciarelli da Volterra dipinse. Inscribed, lower right: P. Toschi incise in Parma. Inscribed, lower center: LA DISCESA DELLA CROCE | dal Quadro originale esistente nella chiesa della Trinita de Monti a Roma | ( ) Leopoldo Granduca di Baden | Pubblicata a Mannheim da Artaria & Fontaine. | 1843 Inscribed, lower left corner: H. Felsing impresse. Inscribed, lower right corner: Artaria e Fontaine D.D.D. Inscribed, illegible inscription in pencil in German, center bottom margin of sheet. Inscribed, in black ink, lower left corner of sheet: No 1154. The Descent from the Cross. - By - Paul Toschi.

Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.]

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Paolo Toschi; after Daniele Ricciarelli, Descent from the Cross, 1843, engraving in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1154.