Joseph Interpreting the Dreams in Prison, 1512

  • Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, 1494-1533

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 5 1/8 × 6 3/4 inches (13 × 17.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S704

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Dreams
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Prison
  • Engraving (print)

Signed, in plate, center lower edge: L

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to to the stamp]

(dealer, San Remo, Italy)

December 1887, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

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

Jacobowitz, E. S. The Prints of Lucas Van Leyden and His Contemporaries. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC, 1983, p. 99 (figs. 31-32b).

Lucas van Leyden, Joseph Interpreting the Dreams in Prison, 1512, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S704.