Sisyphus, ca. 1660

  • Giovanni Battista Langetti, Italian, 1635 - 1676

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 42 1/2 × 34 1/8 inches (108 × 86.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council

79.9

1978, (Andrea Danios, Florence, Italy)

1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA (Annual Report), 1978/79, p. 159 [mentioned as new acquisition]. Bissell, R. W., A. Derstine, and D. Miller. Masters of Italian Baroque Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts. London, 2005, pp. 10, 11, 116-119 [cat. no. 37, entry by W. Bissell]. Derstine, Andria. "The Detroit Institute of Arts and Italian Baroque Painting." In Buying Baroque: Italian Seventeenth-Century Paintings Come to America, ed. Edgar Peters Bowron. University Park, 2017, p. 102.

Giovanni Battista Langetti, Sisyphus, ca. 1660, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council, 79.9.