Artist Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
Title
  • Pietà
  • Christ of Caprarola (alternate title)
Date 1597
Medium etching, engraving and drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate and sheet: 4 7/8 × 6 3/8 inches (12.4 × 16.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S255
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1886 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Annibal Caracius fe. Caprarolae. 1597 (in above last two letters of Caracius)
Inscribed, lower right: 1597 (7 reversed)
September 1886, (Wunderlich and 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)