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The Prophet Isaiah, 1783

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

Etching and engraving printed in brown ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 12 3/8 × 11 5/8 inches (31.4 × 29.5 cm) Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 1/2 inches (40 × 31.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamp, verso: J. PEOLI (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: A. Bartsch sc. 1783. Mars. Inscribed, lower left: Guercino da Cento inv.

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), The Prophet Isaiah, 1783, etching and engraving printed in brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S99.503.