Artist Nicolas, The Elder Pitau, French, 1632-1671
Artist after Lodovico Carracci, Italian, 1555-1619
  • The Entombing of Christ by Angels
Date 1668
Medium engraving in ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 20 7/8 × 16 1/2 inches (53 × 41.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S872
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Tabulam in are expressit | N. Pitau Belga.
Inscribed, lower left: Ex tabula Ludovico Carracii manu | depicta apud Raphaelem du Fresne.
Inscribed, lower center: Quis talia cernens temperet a lacrymis [reversed question mark]
Inscribed, center bottom edge: A Paris Chez Van Merle, Rue St. Jacques a la Ville d'Anvers; avec Priuil. du Roy. 1668.
September 1887, C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad, probably California, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.];
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)