Lions, Plate 1, between 1660 and 1690

  • Abraham Blooteling, Dutch, 1640-1690
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 5 5/8 × 7 inches (14.3 × 17.8 cm) Sheet: 5 7/8 × 7 3/8 inches (14.9 × 18.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S150.1

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Lions

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Abraham Bloteling [sic] | fecit Inscribed, lower center: VARIAE LEONUM ICONES | picta a | Petro P. Rubens. Inscribed, lower right: Nicolaus Visscher | excudit Inscribed, lower right corner of plate: 1

1883, H. Wunderlich & Co. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Abraham Blooteling; after Peter Paul Rubens, Lions, Plate 1, between 1660 and 1690, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S150.1.