Numitor after the Death of Amulius Is Restored to the Throne of Alba, 1573

  • Giovanni Battista Fontana, Italian, 1524-1587

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet: 5 3/8 × 7 inches (13.7 × 17.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S495.3

Stamp, in black, verso: Baron H. A. von Derschau (Lugt 2510) One stamp in black, two stamps in brown, verso: Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2922 and variation of 234)

Inscribed, in plate, above image: AMVLIO CAESO NVMITOR POPVLO ARMA IN ROMVLVM MOVENTE Inscribed, below image: PACATO ALBAE REGNO RESTITVITVR Inscribed, lower right margin: 6

Baron Hans Albrecht von Derschau (Nuremberg, Germany)

November 1890, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Giovanni Battista Fontana, Numitor after the Death of Amulius Is Restored to the Throne of Alba, 1573, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S495.3.