Artist Giovanni Battista Franco, Italian, 1510-1580
  • The Annunciation
Date between 1510 and 1580
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 13 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (34.3 × 26.7 cm)
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (34.3 × 27 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S500
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: .B. F. V. F.
Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: Carte da Pittori
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [artist and reference]
October 1887, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)