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Two Putti Mocking a Monkey, 1532 or 1533

  • Master of the Die, Italian
  • Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 8 1/4 × 11 1/4 inches (21 × 28.6 cm) Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 1/4 inches (23.5 × 31.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S752

Signed, on die in lower right corner: B [artist's monogram]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left center: Tapezzerie del Papa Inscribed, lower center: .RAPHA. VR. IN. Inscribed, lower right center: ANT; lower right: LAFRERII . FORMIS Inscribed, upper right center of image: Gio. Iacomo Rossi formis Romae 1655

December 1885, Kissam Sale. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Master of the Die; after Raphael, Two Putti Mocking a Monkey, 1532 or 1533, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S752.