Saint John, ca. 1545

  • Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 1 3/4 × 1 1/8 inches (4.4 × 2.9 cm) Sheet: 2 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (5.7 × 3.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S116.4

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Christianity
  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Cup
  • Saint
  • Snake
  • St. john

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, center left: [artist's monogram]

Inscribed, in plate, vertically, upper right: .S. IOHANNES. Inscribed, upper left corner: 4

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Hans Sebald Beham, Saint John, ca. 1545, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S116.4.