Notice

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

Emblem of Night, 1764

  • Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, 1727-1815
  • Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609

Engraving printed in brown ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 1/4 × 17 7/8 inches (31.1 × 45.4 cm) Sheet: 13 3/4 × 19 3/4 inches (34.9 × 50.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S84

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Anibale Caracci inv. Inscribed, lower right: F. Bartolozzi Sculp. Londra 1764 Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner: 712

December 1885, Kissam Sale. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Francesco Bartolozzi; after Annibale Carracci, Emblem of Night, 1764, engraving printed in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S84.