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Portrait of Titian, 1587

  • Agostino Carracci, Italian, 1557-1602
  • Titian, Italian, ca.1488-1576

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 7/8 × 9 1/8 inches (32.7 × 23.2 cm) Sheet: 13 × 9 1/8 inches (33 × 23.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, top edge: TITIANI VECELLII PICTORIS CELEBERRIMI AC | FAMOSISSIMI VERA EFFIGIES. Inscribed, lower edge: [three line inscription in plate includes artist's name] Inscribed, in plate, lower right corner: [date] Inscribed, in pencil, above date: B 154 Inscribed, in pencil, verso: 47178

October 1884, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Agostino Carracci; after Titian, Portrait of Titian, 1587, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S252.