Artist Raymond La Fage, French, 1656-1690
  • Aeolus Obeying Juno's Command to Create a Storm
Date ca. between 1683 and 1684
Medium pen and brown ink with brush and gray ink and gray wash over graphite on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 13/16 × 23 1/4 inches (42.7 × 59.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR111
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower left in dark brown ink: R. Lafage
Marks Stamp, in purple ink, lower right: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Pencil, upper left edge, on mount, verso: 40015 [upside down]
1735, Antoine Rivalz (Toulouse, France).
Marquis de F.
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 362;
1894-1906, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1906-1909, Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors. Cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1992, p. 172-173, no. 77.

Rosenberg, Pierre, trans. Catherine Johnson. French Master Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in North American Collections. Exh. cat., Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto and London, 1972, p. 168.

Perlove, Shelley and George S. Keyes, ed. Seventeenth-Century European Drawings in Midwestern Collections: The Age of Bernini, Rembrandt, and Poussin. Notre Dame, 2015, pp. 252-253, cat. 98 (ill.).