Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
Title
  • Sol
  • The Seven Planets with the Zodiacs (Hollstein) (series title)
  • The Seven Planets (Bartsch) (series title)
Date ca. 1539
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 1 3/4 × 1 1/8 inches (4.4 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund
Accession Number 35.37.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: A. Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119)
Stamp, in brown, verso: A. Freiherr von Lanna (Lugt 2773)
Stamp, in brown, verso: P. J. Sachs (Lugt 2091)
Stamp, in black, verso: L (Lugt 1702)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left: 4 | SOL | [Sun symbol]
Inscribed, in plate, lower right corner: [Leo zodiacal symbol]
A. Firmin-Didot (Paris, France);
A. Freiherr von Lanna (Prague);
Paul J. Sachs (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).
1935-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)