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The Four Sibyls, Cumana, Persica, Phyrgia, and Tiburtina in the Church of Sta., 1772

  • Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
  • Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1733-1803

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 10 1/2 × 20 7/8 inches (26.7 × 53 cm) Sheet: 13 5/8 × 22 1/2 inches (34.6 × 57.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1218

Inscribed, in plate as part of the image, center: SIBYLLAE QVATVOR | A RAPHAELE SANCIO VRBINATE | ROMAE | IN ECCLESIA S. MARIAE PACIS | DEPICTAE Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Joh. Volpato Sculpsit Romae 1772. Inscribed, in plate, below image across lower margin: [the name of each sibyl and two lines of Latin text for each] Inscribed, upper right: 11

July 1886, H.W. Lord

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Giovanni Volpato; after Raphael, The Four Sibyls, Cumana, Persica, Phyrgia, and Tiburtina in the Church of Sta., 1772, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1218.