Artist Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1733-1803
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
  • The Four Sibyls, Cumana, Persica, Phyrgia, and Tiburtina in the Church of Sta.
Date 1772
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 1/2 × 20 7/8 inches (26.7 × 53 cm)
Sheet: 13 5/8 × 22 1/2 inches (34.6 × 57.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1218
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate as part of the image, center: SIBYLLAE QVATVOR | A RAPHAELE SANCIO VRBINATE | ROMAE | IN ECCLESIA S. MARIAE PACIS | DEPICTAE
Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Joh. Volpato Sculpsit Romae 1772.
Inscribed, in plate, below image across lower margin: [the name of each sibyl and two lines of Latin text for each]
Inscribed, upper right: 11
July 1886, H.W. Lord;
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)