The Little Saint John Worshiping the Infant Christ, between 1714 and 1759

  • Philipp Andreas Kilian, German, 1714-1759

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 23 × 18 5/8 inches (58.4 × 47.3 cm) Sheet: 26 × 20 1/4 inches (66 × 51.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S657

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Christ
  • Madonna

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, in black, verso: W. H. F. K. Graf von Lepell (Lugt 1672) Stamps, in black and brown, verso: Kupferstich- kabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606 and 2922)

Inscribed, in black ink, bottom edge of sheet: No. 657. The Little St. John worshiping the Infant Christ. By - Philipp Andreas Kilian Inscribed, in pencil, bottom right edge: Philip Andreas Kilia [sic, n cut off]

Provenance

W. H. F. K. Graf von Lepell; November 1890, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Philipp Andreas Kilian, The Little Saint John Worshiping the Infant Christ, between 1714 and 1759, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S657.