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

  • Framed: 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



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

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)

Published References

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

Rights Status

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.