Poesy, between 1758 and 1833

  • Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • Raphael Morghen, Italian, 1758-1833
  • Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 16 1/4 × 14 5/8 inches (41.3 × 37.1 cm) Sheet: 24 1/2 × 20 1/4 inches (62.2 × 51.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Drystamp, lower right: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Raph. Sanctius Pinxit. Inscribed, lower center: Bernardinus Nocchi delinevit. Inscribed, lower right: Raphiel Morghen Sculp. Inscribed, center lower margin: POESIS | Picta in fornice imminet Parnasso | Roma, presso la Calcografia Camerale

April 1888, Royal Calcografia (Rome, Italy). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Raphael Morghen; after Raphael, Poesy, between 1758 and 1833, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S804.