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

Diogenes, late 15th century

  • Ugo da Carpi, Italian, 1480-1532
  • Parmigianino, Italian, 1503-1540

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black, brown and two shades of green ink on laid paper

  • Image and sheet: 18 3/8 × 13 5/8 inches (46.7 × 34.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S242

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscribed, in block, lower left: FRANCISCVS | PARMEN. | PER VGO CARP.

November 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Bartsch, Adam von. The Illustrated Bartsch. Vol. 12, Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcuts. New York, 1971, no. 100.10.

Ugo da Carpi; after Parmigianino, Diogenes, late 15th century, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black, brown and two shades of green ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S242.