Jupiter Overwhelming the Giants, 1647

  • Bartolomeo Coriolano, Italian, 1599-1676
  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Woodcut printed in three shades of brown ink on laid paper

  • Image: 17 1/4 × 12 3/8 inches (43.8 × 31.4 cm) Sheet: 17 3/8 × 12 1/2 inches (44.1 × 31.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S318.D

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Figures (representations)
  • Woodcut (print)

Inscribed, in brown ink, below image, lower center: nxn ( ) Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [two-line inscription] Novbr 1867

May 1894, Juan Jorge Peoli (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Von Bartsch, Adam. Le peintre graveur illustré. Vol., XII, Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcuts. University Park, 1971, no. 114.12 II.

Bartolomeo Coriolano; after Guido Reni, Jupiter Overwhelming the Giants, 1647, woodcut printed in three shades of brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S318.D.