Artist Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520-1582
  • The Martyrdom of Saint Barbara
Date between 1575 and 1579
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 10 5/8 × 7 1/8 inches (27 × 18.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S518
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower center of image: [artist's monogram] .G.MF.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
May 1885, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)