Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
  • Patience
Date 1540
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 1/8 × 2 3/4 inches (10.5 × 7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S123
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: SEBALDVS BE | HAM PICTOR | NORICVS FACI | EBAT. | [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1892 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left: 1540
Inscribed, in plate, upper center of image: PACIENTIA
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]
W.H. Brearley sale;
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)