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Man Pointing, 1782

  • Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666
  • Adam von Bartsch, Austrian, 1756-1821

Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 12 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (30.8 × 27 cm) Sheet: 14 1/2 × 11 7/8 inches (36.8 × 30.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S99.501

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Stamp, verso: J. PEOLI (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in plate, below image, A. Bartsch sculp. 1782. Inscribed, lower left: Guercino da Cento del: Inscribed, outside border, lower left: 1. Inscribed, in ink, on strip of paper, taped to lower edge of sheet: No 99 1/2. Portrait of a man pointing with his right hand at a number of silver coins | on the table before him. -By- Adam Bartsch.

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)

Adam von Bartsch; after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Man Pointing, 1782, etching printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S99.501.