Artist Marco Dente da Ravenna, Italian, 1482-1527
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
  • Venus Wounded by the Thorn of a Rosebush
Date early 16th century
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 10 3/8 × 6 3/4 inches (26.4 × 17.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S916
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark, verso: [outlined in pencil]
Stamped, in black, verso: W. B. Scott (Lugt 2607)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate on rock, lower left of image: SR [monogram]
Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Ant. sal. exc.
Inscribed, following the Scott stamp, in brown ink, verso: 1860
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
William Bell Scott (London, England);
March 1886, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)