Artist French
  • Landscape with Christ in the Wilderness Ministered to by Angels
Date ca. 1680
Medium pen and brown ink and brown wash over traces of black chalk, with white, on cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 6 7/8 × 10 inches (17.5 × 25.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR179
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in brown ink, on mount, lower left: N3
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: 49;
Inscribed, vertically: no. 179
Inscribed, upper right, vertically: 8 1/2 x 11 1/2
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left: No. 179 Scripps collection of drawings
Inscribed, in pencil, center, verso: X
W. H. Fanning.
April 1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA) (as by Pier Francesco Mola);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 323, no. A73.