Artist Ignaz Elhafen, Austrian, 1658-1715
  • Antiope and Jupiter as a Satyr
Date ca. 1690
Medium ivory
Dimensions Overall: 5 × 4 1/2 × 7/8 inches (12.7 × 11.4 × 2.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L. Stewart
Accession Number 1996.26
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British Decorative Arts S333, Level 3 (see map)
private collection (Luxembourg);
by 1995, (J. Kugel Antiquaires, Paris, France);
Purchased for the DIA by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Stewart, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Theuerkauff, C. "Der 'Helfenbeinarbeiter' Ignaz Elhafen." Wiener Jahrbuch für Kunstgeschichte XXI (1968): p. 105 (fig. 108).

Theuerkauff, C. "Two Sets of Ivory Carvings by Ignaz Elhafen." The Connoisseur (July 1966): pp. 167-171.

Darr, A. and T. Albainy. "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): p. 408, no. X (color ill.).