Artist Adam von Bartsch, Austrian, 1756-1821
Artist after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666
  • Old Man Pointing
Date 1782
Medium etching printed in brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 3/4 × 9 5/8 inches (22.2 × 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 14 7/8 inches (27.9 × 37.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S99.502
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: J. PEOLI (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: A Bartsch sc: 1782
Inscribed, lower left: Guercino da Cento del:
Inscribed, in ink, on strip of paper, taped to lower edge of sheet: No 99 1/2. Bust of an old man pointing with his left hand toward the right of the print. | By-Adam Bartsch.
Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: 2
May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)