Artist Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1733-1803
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
Artist after Stefano Tofanelli, Italian, 1752-1812
Publisher Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • Parnassus
Date between 1733 and 1803
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 1/8 × 29 5/8 inches (13 × 75.2 cm)
Sheet: 28 3/4 × 40 1/4 inches (73 × 102.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1215
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Drystamp, lower right corner of the plate mark: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA (Lugt 2144)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left as part of the image: RAPHAEL | SANCTIVS | PINX
Inscribed, upper right: IN AEDIBVS | VATICA | NIS
Inscribed, lower left: Steph. Tofanelli del.
Inscribed, lower right: Joannes Volpato sculpsit, et vendit Romae.
Inscribed, lower center: PIO SEXTO PONT. MAX.
Inscribed, lower right: JOANNES VOLPATO D.D.D. | V
Inscribed, in black ink, lower left corner: No 1215. The Parnassus. - by Giovanni Volpato.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)