Artist Giulio Carpioni, Italian, 1611-1674
Publisher Mattia Cadorin, Italian
  • The Holy Family with the Virgin Reading
  • Virgin Reading (alternate title)
Date between 1611 and 1674
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 8 5/8 × 5 3/4 inches (21.9 × 14.6 cm)
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 6 1/8 inches (22.5 × 15.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S246
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: Carpioni Veneto | fe.
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Matio Cardorin Forma
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Jules Carpioni | La vierge lisant | B. 5 d | dt
October 1887, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)