Artist Italian
  • Pietre dure Cabinet
Date ca. 1620
Medium Pearwood, ebony, alabaster, pietre dure panels
Dimensions Overall: 24 × 41 9/16 × 13 3/4 inches (61 × 105.5 × 35 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund; gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Trent McMath, Mrs. Allan Shelden, Mrs. William Clay Ford, Robert H. Tannahill, Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth, John Lord Booth, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar B. Whitcomb, Mr. and Mrs. James S. Whitcomb, K. T. Keller, Virginia Booth Vogel, and City of Detroit, by exchange
Accession Number 1994.77
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance W231, Level 2 (see map)
from 17th century (Frescobaldi family, Florence, Italy);
ca. 1920, passed through marriage to the Roman branch of the Frescobaldi family;
by ca. 1950, private collection (Switzerland);
(Trinity Fine Arts, Ltd., London, England);
1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
An Exhibition of Old Master Drawings and Works of Art. Exh. cat., Newhouse Galleries. New York, May 5-17, 1994, no. 81. [by Trinity Fine Art Ltd., London]

Darr, A., and T. Albainy "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): p. 408, no. IX (color ill.).

The Exceptional Sale 2017. Sales cat., Christie's. London, July 6, 2017, p. 32.