Artist Vespasiano Strada, Italian, 1582-1622
  • Virgin, Infant Jesus and Saint John
Date between 16th and 17th century
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 1/8 inches (21.9 × 15.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1126
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed In plate and pencil, lower right: VESPASIANS / .S.
Marks Watermark, center of sheet: circular device
Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) 1889 [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Scipio Cornelianu for.
Inscribed, in ink, verso: [two illegible words]
June 1889, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)