Artist Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
  • Madonna of the Swallow
Date 1587
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 × 4 3/4 inches (15.2 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S256.50
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, lower left of image: P. H. Lankrink (Lugt Suppl. 2090)
Stamp, in purple, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)
Stamp, verso: Scripps 1894 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions In plate, center left edge of image: ANI. CAR BOL F / IN.; lower left 1587; in pencil, verso: No. 11. / An. Carrace B. no 8 - / Coll PHL (P. H. Lankring) / N. Y. Y. Z. 6S; in very large letters, large left corner: 216 (?)
Prosper Henry Lankrink (London, England);
by 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)