Artist Italian
Artist after Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Italian, 1616 - 1670
Title
  • Noah Directing Animals into the Ark
Date late 17th century
Medium red chalk on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 11 15/16 × 10 5/16 inches (30.3 × 26.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR57
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, right edge: Adolphe Schuster and Count Gelosi (Lugt 545)
Stamp, in black, lower center: [unidentified collector, possibly Austrian] (Lugt 622)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: B. Castiglione
Inscribed, in pencil, upper right, verso: N87 | S83
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right, verso: N.87
Inscribed, in pen and black ink, lower left center: Castillion
Adolphe Schuster and Count Gelosi [or Gelozzi] (Turin, Italy).
unidentified collector (possibly Austria).
C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad);
September 1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 284-285, no. A25.