Artist Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, 1520-1582
Artist after Francesco Salviati, Italian, 1510-1563
Publisher Antonio Lafreri, Italian
  • The Visitation
Date ca. 1540
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 12 3/8 × 19 1/2 inches (31.4 × 49.5 cm)
Sheet: 12 3/8 × 19 3/4 inches (31.4 × 50.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number F1983.14
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on plate, lower right, on small placque: GE OR | GIUS | MNTUA | NVS | .F.
Inscriptions Inscribed, on plate, bottom center, under image: ANT ' LAFRERII
Inscribed, upper right, in tablet on building: - FRAN: | SALVIATI | .IN:
Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, upper right: 20
Inscribed, lower right: [illegible marking]
Inscribed, across lower center, right half: AB 2336/2K E
Inscribed, across lower center, right half: La Vierge Saluant...Elisabeth
1983-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Mussari, Stefania. Incisori Mantovani del Cinquecento. Rome, 1980, no. 198.

Bulletin of the DIA, 61,3 (1982-1983): p. 16 (ill.).