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Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence, 1571

  • Cornelis Cort, Netherlandish, 1533-1578
  • Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within image area): 19 5/8 × 13 7/8 inches (49.8 × 35.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: Cornelio cort fe

Inscribed, in plate, upper right of image, on pedestal: Invictiss. PHILIPPO | Hispaniarum Regi / D. Inscribed, on the grill, lower center of image: TITIANVS INVENT. AEQVES CAES. Inscribed, lower left of image: Cun prevel. 1571

October 1884, (F. Keppel & Co.); James E. Scripps; Mrs. James E. Scripps; 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 10.

Cornelis Cort; after Titian, Martyrdom of Saint Lawrence, 1571, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S323.