Artist Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
  • Adoration of the Shepherds
Date ca. 1606
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 4 1/8 × 5 1/8 inches (10.5 × 13 cm)
Sheet: 4 1/4 × 5 1/4 inches (10.8 × 13.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S254
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: Annibal Caracius fecit et inve.
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Nico. van Aelst for.
(dealer, San Remo, Italy);
December 1887, purchased by James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)