Artist Italian
Artist after Bartolomeo Schidone, Italian, 1578-1615
Title
  • Ceiling Composition with Figures of Abundance and Hercules with the Hydra
Date 1604
Medium pen and black and brown ink with reddish brown wash, heightened with white, on toned laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 1/2 × 11 7/16 inches (41.9 × 29.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard F. Walker
Accession Number 68.30
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on backing of sheet, lower right corner: Lanfranco [partially erased]
Inscribed, on backing of sheet, lower center: Guido
Inscribed, on backing of sheet, verso, upper right corner: 12
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard F. Walker (Detroit, Michigan, USA) (as by Giovanni Lafranco);
1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 290-291, no. A35.