Artist Barthel Beham, German, 1502-1540
Title
  • Emperor Ferdinand I
Date 1531
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 1/8 × 5 1/4 inches (20.6 × 13.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S115.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, upper right: BB
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate lower center, as part of image: PROXIMVS A SVMMO FERDNANDVS CAESARE CARLO | REX ROMANORVM SIC TVLIT ORA GENAS | AET SVAE XXIX | ANN MDXXI
Inscribed, bottom right: I. ab Heyden excudit.
October 1887, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)