Artist after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640
  • Samson Fighting the Lion
Date between 1577 and 1640
Medium counterproof of black and red chalk heightened with white, on discolored laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 inches (20.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR229
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
James Northcote (London, England);
1887, William Bates (London, England) [red collector's mark [L. 2604] on recto in lower right corner] sale, (Sotheby's, London, England) [under no. 337 as Rubens];
1889, sale, (Sotheby's, London, England);
1889, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, pp. 138-139, no. A20 (ill.).