Artist manner of Marcantonio Raimondi, Italian, 1487-1534
Artist after Giulio Romano, Italian, 1499-1546
Title
  • Combat of the Horatii and the Curiatii
  • Les Horaces et les Curiaces (alternate title)
Date 1541
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 11 × 16 inches (27.9 × 40.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S909
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, in black, lower right: J. M. Bec (Lugt 1421)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right of image: TRIGEMINORVM HORATIORVM | CVRIATIORVM. Q. PRO PATRIA | GLORIOSVM CERTAMEN. | ANT. SALAMANCA. EXCVDEBAT | ROMAE. AN. 1541
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Scuola di Marcantonio
Jean-Mathieu Bec (Marseilles, France);
October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bartsch, Adam von. The Illustrated Bartsch. XV, Early Italian Masters. New York, 1980, p. 29, no. 2.