Artist Ottavio Leoni, Italian, 1578-1630
Title
  • Simon Vouet, Painter
  • Portrait of Simon Vouet (alternate title)
Date 1625
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 5/8 × 4 1/4 inches (14.3 × 10.8 cm)
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 6 1/8 inches (19.7 × 15.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S695
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1889 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left edge: Simon Vouet
Inscribed, upper right edge: Gallus pictor | 35.
Inscribed, lower left edge: Supior | 16
Inscribed, lower right edge: pmu | 25
Inscribed, lower left edge: Eques Octavius Leon'
Inscribed, lower right edge: Roman' pictor fecit.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 39. I [ ]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations and abbreviations]
June 1889, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)