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Sketch of a Figure Representing Fortune, 17th century

  • Italian
  • Agostino Carracci, Italian, 1557-1602

Pen and black ink over a preliminary drawing in graphite on cream antique laid paper

  • Sheet: 7 1/2 × 5 13/16 inches (19.1 × 14.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR50.B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Watermark: [indecipherable fragment]

Inscribed, upper edge, in German: [illegible]

1866, A. Koenig (Vienna, Austria)

C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad)

September 1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 282-283, no. A22.

Italian; after Agostino Carracci, Sketch of a Figure Representing Fortune, 17th century, pen and black ink over a preliminary drawing in graphite on cream antique laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR50.B.