From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Self-Portrait, 17th century

  • Pietro Testa, Italian, 1611-1650
  • Arnold van Westerhout, Flemish, 1651-1725

Etching and engraving printed in ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 7/8 × 6 5/8 inches (22.5 × 16.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamp, upper right:Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Ritratto di Pietro | delineauit et Sculpsit Inscribed, lower right: Testa Pictore eccelte. | Romae. superiorum permisu | Arnoldo Van Westerhout formis

August 1885, N. C. Perkins. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Pietro Testa, Self-Portrait, 17th century, etching and engraving printed in ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1145.