River God, between 1577 and 1640

  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Black chalk, heightened with white on light brown paper

  • Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 3/8 inches (19.1 × 23.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR228

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chalk
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Drawing
  • Figure (representation)

William Bates (London, England) [red collector's mark [L. 2604] on recto at lower right]. 1887, sale (Sotheby's, London, England) [no. 337 as Rubens]

March 1889, sale, (Sotheby's, London, England)

1889, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, p. 138, no. A19 (ill.).

circle of Peter Paul Rubens, River God, between 1577 and 1640, black chalk, heightened with white on light brown paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR228.