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Raphael Mengs, 1784

  • Anton Raphael Mengs, German, 1728-1779
  • Heinrich Sintzenich, German, 1752-1812

Crayon manner engraving printed in color ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 8 1/2 × 6 3/4 inches (21.6 × 17.1 cm) Sheet: 14 1/8 × 11 3/8 inches (35.9 × 28.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Inscribed, in plate, lower right: von Heinrich Sintzenich Gestochen und herausgegeben | in Mannheim im jun: 1784 Inscribed, lower left: von R: Mengs gemalt. Inscribed, center lower margin: R MENGS. Inscribed, lower edge of plate: Das gemalte geharet Se. Excel: dem Baron von Dalberg ( ) Inscribed, in black ink, lower left edge of sheet: No 1108. Portrait of Raphael Mengs. | By - Heinrich Sintzenick. [sic]

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Heinrich Sintzenich; after Anton Raphael Mengs, Raphael Mengs, 1784, crayon manner engraving printed in color ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1108.