Artist Robert Strange, English, 1721-1792
Artist after Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri), Italian, 1591-1666
  • Abraham Dismissing Hagar
Date 1767
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 15 3/4 × 19 1/4 inches (40 × 48.9 cm)
Sheet: 17 3/4 × 21 1/8 inches (45.1 × 53.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1127
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: R. Strange Bononiae delint,, Ao. 1763, Atque Ao. 1767 Aere incidit
Inscribed, left center of bottom margin: Abram ancillam Agar dimittit. | Ad exemplar Tabulae a Jo,, Fra,, Barbieri, Guercino dicto, pictae, quae Bononiae, in Aedibus Zamperianis asservatur.
Inscribed, right center of bottom margin: Abraham giving up the hand maid, Hagar | From the Painting of Jno,, Fra,, Barbieri, call'd Guercino, in the Zampieri Palace at Bologna.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: 1911
Inscribed, lower right corner: hddh
June 1885, N. C. Perkins.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Le Blanc, C. Manuel de L'Amateur d'Estampes. Paris, 1854-1888, no. 1.