Saint Mary Magdalene with the Crucifix, early 17th century

  • Abraham Bloemaert, Netherlandish, 1564-1651
  • Boetius Adam Bolswert, Dutch, 1580-1633

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in brown and etching printed in black ink on laid (?) paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within image edge): 5 1/4 × 3 3/8 inches (13.3 × 8.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S143

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chiaroscuro
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Saint
  • Crucifix
  • Mary magdalene

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate in black ink, lower right: A. Bloemaert Inve:

Provenance

August 1891, F. Meyer (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 10.

Rights Status

Boetius Adam Bolswert; after Abraham Bloemaert, Saint Mary Magdalene with the Crucifix, early 17th century, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in brown and etching printed in black ink on laid (?) paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S143.