Jupiter and Calista, between 1749 and 1815

  • Thomas Burke, English, 1749-1815
  • Angelica Kauffmann, Swiss, 1741-1807

Engraving printed in color ink on chine collé

  • Plate: 15 7/8 × 12 1/2 inches (40.3 × 31.8 cm) Sheet: 22 3/8 × 17 inches (56.8 × 43.2 cm)

Gift of John S. Newberry


Stamp, in red, verso: DIA Stamp, in purple, verso: K. K. Hof-und Staatsdruckerei

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Angelica Kauffman pinxt. Inscribed, lower right: Tho." Burke sculpt. Inscribed, center lower margin: JUPITER & CALISTA | Diana's shape and habit. straight he took | Soften'd his brows and smooth'd his awful took [sic] | And mildly in a female Accent spoke | How fairs my Girl; How went the Morning Chase. | Addison | London Publish'd April 2d., 1782 by J., Birchall No., 473 Strand. & G., Durand No., 8 Catherine Street.

John S. Newberry

1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Burke; after Angelica Kauffmann, Jupiter and Calista, between 1749 and 1815, engraving printed in color ink on chine collé. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of John S. Newberry, 59.75.