Artist Raphael Morghen, Italian, 1758-1833
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
Publisher Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • Poesy
  • Poesis (alternate title)
Date between 1758 and 1833
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 16 1/4 × 14 5/8 inches (41.3 × 37.1 cm)
Sheet: 24 1/2 × 20 1/4 inches (62.2 × 51.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S804
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Drystamp, lower right: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Raph. Sanctius Pinxit.
Inscribed, lower center: Bernardinus Nocchi delinevit.
Inscribed, lower right: Raphiel Morghen Sculp.
Inscribed, center lower margin: POESIS | Picta in fornice imminet Parnasso | Roma, presso la Calcografia Camerale
April 1888, Royal Calcografia (Rome, Italy).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)