Artist François Vivarès, French, 1709-1780
Artist after Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
Publisher Arthur Pond, English, 1705-1758
Title
  • Ulysses Revealing Himself to Nausicaa, Daughter of Alcinous
Date ca. 1742
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 1/4 × 15 7/8 inches (31.1 × 40.3 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 22 1/8 inches (41.9 × 56.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1202
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: heraldic design with four circles in center
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Vivares Sculp.
Inscribed, lower left: Claudio Gillee Lorenese pinx 1656.
Inscribed, center lower margin: In the Collection of Sr: Wm: Morice Bart:
Inscribed, left center: Publish'd by A: Pond Octr: 25th 1742.
Inscribed, right center: 3 feet 3 inch 1/2 wide. // 2 feet 5 inch high.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left edge of sheet: (Claude Lorraine.) | in ink: No 1202. Ulysses discovering himself to Nausicaa daughter of Alcinous. By - Francis Vivares.
September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)