Artist Alexis Francois Girard, French, 1787-1870
Artist after Gedeon Francois Reverdin, French, 1772-1828
  • Apollon Musagete
Date 19th century
Medium crayon manner engraving in ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 21 7/8 × 14 5/8 inches (55.6 × 37.1 cm)
Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 25 × 16 3/4 inches (63.5 × 42.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S521.A
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower center: APOLLON MUSAGETE.
Inscribed, lower left: Dessine par G. Reverdin.
Inscribed, lower right: Grave par F. Girard.
Inscribed, two lines in plate, center bottom margin.
Inscribed, bottom left edge of plate: A Paris, chez Reverdin, Rue du Sentier, No. 15
Inscribed, center bottom edge: D'apres la Statue decouverte en 1774, dans la Maison de Campagne de Cassuis, dite la Pianella di Cassio.
Inscribed, lower right: Depose a la Direction de la Librairie.
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.];
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)