Artist Michele Greco, Italian, 1539-1604
  • Horatio Cocles Defending the Bridge against the Soldiers of Porsena
Date between 16th and 17th century
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 7/8 × 12 5/8 inches (25.1 × 32.1 cm)
Sheet: 10 × 12 3/4 inches (25.4 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S717
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: .M.L. [artist's monogram]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, top center of image: [Latin inscription]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [title and numeric notations]
July 1889, Gustave Lauser (London, England).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Passavant, Johann David. Le peintre-graveur, vol. 6. Leipzig, 1864, p. 167, no. 10.