Saint Benedict Subduing the Fire in the Monastery Kitchen, ca. 1694

  • Lodovico Carracci, Italian, 1555-1619
  • Giacomo Maria Giovannini, Italian, 1667-1717

Etching and engraving in ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 15 × 8 1/2 inches (38.1 × 21.6 cm) Sheet: 15 1/4 × 8 3/4 inches (38.7 × 22.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S522

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Interior
  • Italian
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Buckets (vessels)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Kitchen
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Fire
  • Italy
  • St. benedict

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marked, stamp in black, verso: W. H. F. K. von Lepell (Lugt 1672) Marked, stamp in black, and two in brown, verso: Kupfer- stichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Lugt 1606, 2922 and variation of 234)

Inscribed, in plate, below image: Lod: Caracci inu: e dipin: Inscribed, lower right: Giac: Giovannini del: e scol: Inscribed, bottom margin, lost when sheet was trimmed.

Provenance

Wilhelm Heinrich Ferdinand Karl von Lepell. Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany), no. 1890. Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.]; 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Giacomo Maria Giovannini; after Lodovico Carracci, Saint Benedict Subduing the Fire in the Monastery Kitchen, ca. 1694, etching and engraving in ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S522.