Lions, Plate 2, between 1660 and 1690

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

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 5 5/8 × 7 1/8 inches (14.3 × 18.1 cm) Sheet: 5 7/8 × 7 3/8 inches (14.9 × 18.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S150.2

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower right: A. Bloteling [sic] | fecit Inscribed, lower center: VARIAE LEONUM ICONES | corner: 2

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Abraham Blooteling; after Peter Paul Rubens, Lions, Plate 2, between 1660 and 1690, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S150.2.