Artist Ottavio Leoni, Italian, 1578-1630
Title
  • Louis Leoni, Painter
  • Portrait of Ludovico Leoni, Painter (alternate title)
Date 1625
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 5/8 × 4 3/8 inches (14.3 × 11.1 cm)
Sheet: 5 3/4 × 4 5/8 inches (14.6 × 11.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S694
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1889 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, top left edge: Ludouicus Leonus | Iconu Cuncorug
Inscribed, upper right edge: Pattauin' pictor | sculptor celebris. | 1612
Inscribed, lower left edge: Sup. | 16; lower right edge: pm. | 25.
Inscribed, lower left edge: Eques Octauius Leonus
Inscribed, lower right edge: Roman' pictor fecit
Inscribed, in black ink, verso: [illegible]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]
June 1889, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)