Artist Giovanni Lanfranco, Italian, 1581-1647
  • The Creation of Eve
Date between late 16th and mid-17th century
Medium pen and brush and brown ink over graphite on paper mounted to a sheet of heavy cream laid which is drawn with elaborate French margins
Dimensions Image: 11 1/8 × 9 3/8 inches (28.3 × 23.8 cm)
Mount: 14 1/2 × 12 15/16 inches (36.8 × 32.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR155
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in brown ink, lower left: [illegible]
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left, verso: No. 155 Scripps Collection of Drawings
Inscribed, in pencil, center, verso: 78
Inscribed, lower left, verso: Giovanni Lanfranc(-) | 1581-1647
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)