Two Putti with a Torch, between 1600 and 1625

  • Italian
  • Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609

Red chalk over graphite on cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 6 5/8 × 5 1/2 inches (16.8 × 14 cm)

Gift of Robert H. Tannahill

44.236

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Putti
  • Chalk
  • Graphite
  • Laid paper
  • Drawing
  • Torch
  • Italy

Stamp, in blue, lower left: Vallardi (Lugt. 1223)

Inscribed, in pen and black ink, verso, upper center: 5459 [underscored] | styat

G. Vallardi (Milan, Italy)

Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1944-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, p. 284, no. A24.

Italian; after Annibale Carracci, Two Putti with a Torch, between 1600 and 1625, red chalk over graphite on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Robert H. Tannahill, 44.236.