The Triumph of Love, between 1500 and 1550

  • Georg Pencz, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 5 7/8 × 8 1/8 inches (14.9 × 20.6 cm) Sheet: 6 × 8 1/4 inches (15.2 × 21 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S861

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Love
  • Allegory
  • Putti
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Horses

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: [artist's monogram]

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1884 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower center: LIBERTVS, QVOMIAM NVLLI IAM RESTAT AMANTI | NVLLVS LIBER ERIT SIOVIS AMARE VOLET

Provenance

October 1884, F. Keppel & Co. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Georg Pencz, The Triumph of Love, between 1500 and 1550, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S861.