Artist Jacob Jordaens, Flemish, 1593-1678
Title
  • Mercury Slaying Argus
Date 1652
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 5/8 × 9 5/8 inches (21.9 × 24.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S640
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1883 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Iac. Iordaens inventor. 1652.
October 1883, (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)