Artist Cristofano di Michele Robetta, Italian, 1462-1552
  • An Allegory of the Power of Love
  • Man Tied to a Tree by Eros (alternate title)
Date between 15th and 16th century
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 11 3/4 × 11 inches (29.8 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1019
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]
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)
Hind, A.M. Early Italian Engraving. London, 1948, vol. 1, p. 205, no. 29 and vol. 3, pl. 292.