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Holy Family, between 16th and 17th century

  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 8 7/8 × 6 1/8 inches (22.5 × 15.6 cm) Sheet: 9 1/8 × 6 1/4 inches (23.2 × 15.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S990

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Italy
  • Holy family

Stamped, verso: Scripps 1884 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: GVIDVS RENVS INVENTOR ET INCIDIT Inscribed, below image, center: Maria mater gratiae, Mater misericordiae, | Tu nos ab hoste protege, Et hora mortis suscipe.

October 1884, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Guido Reni, Holy Family, between 16th and 17th century, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S990.