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Lucretia, 17th century

  • Giovanni Andrea Sirani, Italian, 1610-1670

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 9 3/8 × 5 1/2 inches (23.8 × 14 cm) Sheet: 9 5/8 × 5 3/4 inches (24.4 × 14.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Woman
  • Etching
  • Italy

Stamped, in black, verso Stamped, in purple, verso: J. PEOLI. (Lugt 2020) Stamped, verso: Scripps 1894 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in long hand, in lower margin on either side of a coat-of-arms: [two-line inscription]

May 1894, J.J. 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)

Giovanni Andrea Sirani, Lucretia, 17th century, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1111.