Virgin, Infant Jesus and St. John, ca. 1570

  • Italian
  • Luca Cambiaso, Italian, 1527-1585

Pen and brown ink over graphite on cream laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 13 3/8 × 9 3/16 inches (34 × 23.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR40

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Graphite
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Drawing
  • Family
  • Italy
  • Holy family

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, in black, lower right corner: Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) Stamp, in black, lower left corner: Thomas Banks (Lugt 2423) Stamp, in black, lower left corner: Baron Henri de Triqueti (Lugt 1304) Stamp, in purple, verso, lower right corner and lower left: Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in pen and black ink, lower left corner: 52

Provenance

Sir Joshua Reynolds (London, England). Thomas Banks (London, England). Baron Henri de Triqueti (Paris, France). J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA); May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 99; 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)

Published References

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 268, no. A4.

Rights Status

Italian; after Luca Cambiaso, Virgin, Infant Jesus and St. John, ca. 1570, pen and brown ink over graphite on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR40.