Tobit Burying the Dead, between 1647 and 1651

  • Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Italian, 1616 - 1670

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 × 11 3/4 inches (20.3 × 29.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S264

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Death
  • Tobit

Inscribed in plate, lower left center of image: Rembrandt f 16[ ]4

May 1894, Juan Jorge Peoli (New York, New York, USA). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Percy, A. Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione: Master Draughtsman of the Italian Baroque. Philadelphia, 1971, p. 144, E20.

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Tobit Burying the Dead, between 1647 and 1651, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S264.