Infant Christ and Saint John Playing with a Lamb, between 1632 and 1650

  • the Elder Galle Cornelis, Flemish, 1576-1650
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 13 1/4 × 17 5/8 inches (33.7 × 44.8 cm) Sheet: 13 1/2 × 17 3/4 inches (34.3 × 45.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund

F78.13

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Christ

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate below image: [one line in Latin] Inscribed, lower left: P. P. Rubbens delin. Inscribed, lower right: Corn. Galle excudit.

Provenance

1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler Jr. Exh. cat., Portland Art Museum. Portland, 1956, pp. 18-19, no. 6. From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 11.

Rights Status

the Elder Galle Cornelis; after Peter Paul Rubens, Infant Christ and Saint John Playing with a Lamb, between 1632 and 1650, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund, F78.13.