The Dying Seneca, 18th Century

  • Pierre Alexandre Aveline, French, 1702-1760
  • Luca Giordano, Italian, 1634-1705
  • Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776

Engraving printed in black on wove paper

  • plate: 15 x 20 3/4 in. 38.1 x 52.6 cm sheet: 21 3/4 x 27 in. 55.2 x 68.5 cm

Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892


In plate, lower left: C. Hutin del.; lower right: P. Aveline Sc.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Luca Giordano / cavato dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda / Alto Piedi 5. Onc: 3. Largo Piedi 8. Onc: 1:; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Luc: Jordan / de la Gallerie Royale de Dresde / Haut: 5. Pieds 3. Pouc: Larg: 8. Pi: 1. Pouc:; lower left corner: T.I.; lower right corner: No. 38.; in brown ink below Hutin: abt. 1760; after Aveline: b. 1718; in black ink, lower center: The dying Seneca; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard, / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 4

Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 314.

Pierre Alexandre Aveline; after Luca Giordano; after Charles Francois Hutin, The Dying Seneca, 18th Century, Engraving printed in black on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892, 1991.108.