Jacob's Return, 18th century

  • Pierre Alexandre Aveline, French, 1702-1760
  • Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Italian, 1616 - 1670
  • Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776

Engraving printed in black on laid paper

  • plate: 16 5/8 x 20 in. 42.2 x 50.8 cm sheet: 28 x 21 1/8 in. 71.1 x 53.6 cm

Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892


In plate, lower left: C. Hutin del.; lower right: P. Aveline Sculp.; lower left of the bottom margin: Quadro di Giovan Benedetto Castiglione, dalla Galleria Reale di Dresda, / Largo Piedi 6. oncie 11. Alto Piedi 5. oncie 2.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Jean Benoit Castiglione, / de la Galerie Royale de Dresde, / Large 6. Pieds 11. Pouces Haut 5. Pieds 2. Pouces.; lower right corner: 32; in black ink below Hutin's name: ab. 1760; below Aveline's name: b. 1710; below Castiglione, lower right: 1616-1670 / (Genoa); lower center: Jacob departing for Canaan, with his family & goods.; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 5

Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN: Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 317.

Pierre Alexandre Aveline; after Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione; after Charles Francois Hutin, Jacob's Return, 18th century, Engraving printed in black on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892, 1991.107.