Artist Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Italian, 1616 - 1670
  • Diogenes Searching For an Honest Man
Date between 1645 and 1647
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 5/8 × 11 inches (21.9 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S267
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, bottom margin: [lengthy Latin inscription]
March 1888, Gabrielli Sale (Rome, Italy).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Percy, A. Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione: Master Draughtsman of the Italian Baroque. Philadelphia, 1971, p. 142, E15.