Artist William Baillie, English, 1723-1810
Artist Sofonisba Anguissola, Italian, 1532 - 1625
Title
  • Sofonisba Angusciola, Painter
Date between 1723 and 1810
Medium Mezzotint and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 1/8 × 9 7/8 inches (35.9 × 25.1 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 1/8 inches (36.2 × 25.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S37
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right corner: WB [artist's monogram]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center bottom margin: SOFONISBA ANGUSCIOLA PITTRICE' | Di cui Van Dyk ebbe a dire, avere ricevuto piu Lume' nella pittura da una | CIE CA, che dal suo Maestro. - Vide Vasari
Inscribed, lower right: Ipsa pinxit
Oct. 1886, sale, (C. A. Henriques).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)