Madonna and Child, mid-17th century

  • Adrian Melar, Flemish, 1633-1667

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 16 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (42.9 × 31.1 cm) Sheet: 17 1/2 × 12 3/4 inches (44.5 × 32.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S774

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Adr. Melar Sc. Inscribed, lower right: C. Galle exc.

Provenance

December 1885, Kissam Sale. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Adrian Melar, Madonna and Child, mid-17th century, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S774.