Artist Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1733-1803
Artist after Bernardino Nocchi, Italian, 1741-1812
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
Publisher Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • The Fire in the Borgo
Date between 1733 and 1803
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 4 7/8 × 29 1/2 inches (12.4 × 74.9 cm)
Sheet: 29 1/4 × 43 inches (74.3 × 109.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1216
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: P.M.
Drystamp, lower right corner of the plate mark: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA (Lugt 2144)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, as part of the image, upper left: RAPHAEL | SANCTIVS | PINX
Inscribed, upper right: IN AEDIBVS | VATICA | NIS
Inscribed, lower left: Bernardinus Nocchi delinavit
Inscribed, lower right: Joannes Volpato sculpsit, et vendit Romae
Inscribed, lower center: PIO SEXTO PONT. MAX.
Inscribed, lower right: Joannes Volpato D.D.D. | VI
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left corner: No 1216. The Fire in the Borgo in 847. - By - Giovanni Volpato.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)