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The River Nile, 1576

  • Cherubino Alberti, Italian, 1553-1615

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 5/8 × 11 1/8 inches (16.8 × 28.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: C |A

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1884 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, following monogram: 1576 Inscribed, in orange pencil, upper left corner, verso: [illegible] Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]

the artist, Addison Thomas Millar [1860-1913]

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

Cherubino Alberti, The River Nile, 1576, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S3.