Artist Michael Sloane, English
Artist after Correggio, Italian, ca. 1489-1534
  • Nativity
  • Holy Night (alternate title)
Date ca. 1801
Medium stipple engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 25 7/8 × 19 inches (65.7 × 48.3 cm)
Sheet: 26 1/4 × 19 1/4 inches (66.7 × 48.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1112
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by Corregio-Drawn by Nichrigall
Inscribed, lower right: and Engraved by Mich. Sloane.
Inscribed, center lower margin: THE NATIVITY. | From the Original Picture in the Royal Gallery of Dresden | London, Published Jan 1. 1802, by Messrs. Schiavonetti No 12 Michels Place Brompton
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: no 1112
June 1889, G. Claus (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)