Triumphal Fountain in a Garden (allegory of the Jesuit Order in Cologne)

1629
Unidentified artist (monogrammist A. D.), German, 17th century (German)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27 x 19.4 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.126

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brown and blue washes on buff-colored paper Indented and pricked for transfer

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Design probably for an engraved title page

Inscription

Signed lower right: A. D. f.
Inscribed in image in topiary shrubbery (reversed): SOCIETAS IESU COLONIÆ ANNO 1629
Figures in image labeled: mnemosyne Gratitudo (another not deciphered)

Provenance

November 2002, purchased at auction in Berlin; Ars Libri, Boston, MA; from whom puchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Acession Date: March 26, 2003)

Credit Line

Eleanor A. Sayre Fund