Artist Giuseppe Nicola Rossigliani, Italian, active early 16th century
Artist after Polidoro da Caravaggio, Italian, ca. 1499-1543
Publisher Andrea Andreani, Italian, 1546-1623
Title
  • Death of Ajax
  • Ajax (alternate title)
Date ca. 1608
Medium chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black, gray and brown ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image and sheet: 12 3/8 × 16 3/8 inches (31.4 × 41.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1187
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on block, lower right: POLIDORO DA CARAVAGIO | INVENT (Andreani monogram) in mantoua 1608
1866-1867, Pietro Malenza sale (Leipzig, Germany);
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)
Bartsch, Adam von. Le peintre graveur, vol. XVII. Paris, 1818, no. 99.9 II.