Artist school of Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
Artist after Lodovico Carracci, Italian, 1555-1619
Publisher Justus Sadeler, Flemish, 1583-1620
  • Three Kings
  • The Adoration of the Magi (alternate title)
Date 17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 1/8 × 7 1/4 inches (23.2 × 18.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S260
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Anibal Caratius inuentor et fecit
Inscribed, lower right: Iustus Sadeler excudit.
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left margin of supporting sheet: No 260. The Three Kings. | Etching by Annibal Caracci
Inscribed, in pencil, center lower edge of supporting sheet: [three initials and/or numbers]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso of supporting sheet: Tom III pag. G19 Adoration de Mages faussement | marque: Annibale, elle est de Louis Carrache
August 1885, N.C. Perkins.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. XXVIII, p. 409.