Artist Aegidius Sadeler II, Flemish, 1570-1629
  • Satyr Approaching Venus
Date between late 16th and early 17th century
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 3 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (9.5 × 13.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1054
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1885 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Christoff. Swartz Invet: .G. Sadler (sic) fe
Inscribed, in plate, below image: [two-line Latin inscription]
Inscribed, lower left corner of plate: Donati: Rascichoti: for
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)