Artist François Vivarès, French, 1709-1780
Artist after Francesco Simonini, Italian, 1686-1753
Publisher John Boydell, English, 1719-1804
  • Dividing of the Booty
Date 1781
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 15 7/8 × 19 3/4 inches (40.3 × 50.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1201
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: F. Vivares Sculpt.
Inscribed, lower left: Francisco Simonini pinxt.
Inscribed, lower left center: La divisione delle Preda.
Inscribed, lower right center: The Dividing the Booty. (sic)
Inscribed, center lower edge: Engraved from an Original Picture of Francisco Simonini, in the possession of Mr. Panton Beten
Inscribed, lower left edge: Published 1st Feby 1781 by John Boydell
Inscribed, lower right edge: Engraver in Cheapside London.
July 1886, H.W. Lord.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)