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Saint Christopher, ca. 1605

  • Jacopo Bassano, Italian, 1510-1592
  • Aegidius Sadeler II, Flemish, 1570-1629

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 11 1/2 × 8 inches (29.2 × 20.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1052

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: Iaco. de Ponte Bassa. Inve. | AEg: Sadeler Sculp.

Watermark: [obscured by center of the image] Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Cum Privil. S. C. Mtis Inscribed, in plate below image, dated of 1605: [five line Latin inscription] Inscribed, in pencil, lower right of sheet: [illegible]

September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Aegidius Sadeler II; after Jacopo Bassano, Saint Christopher, ca. 1605, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1052.