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Gorgo Dissuading His Son Cleomenes from the Warlike Councils of Aristagorus, 18th and 19th century

  • Franz Wrenk, German, 1766-1830

Mezzotint print in brown ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 18 1/8 × 21 3/8 inches (46 × 54.3 cm) Sheet: 20 1/4 × 27 3/8 inches (51.4 × 69.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1274

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Mezzotint
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Figures (representations)
  • Mezzotint

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Fr: Wrenck sculpt. Inscribed, lower left: Caugig Gorilianus pinxit Inscribed, lower center: Gorgo dissuadant son Pere Cleomene des Conseils [ ]elliqueux d'Aristagoras. | a Vienne chez Artaria et Comp. Inscribed, lower right: Herodot. Livre V. Inscribed, on label attached to verso: [title in German] Inscribed, in pencil, on verso: [notations]

September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad) Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Franz Wrenk, Gorgo Dissuading His Son Cleomenes from the Warlike Councils of Aristagorus, 18th and 19th century, mezzotint print in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1274.