The Belfry of Bruges, 1913

  • Francis Petrus Paulus, American, 1862 - 1933

Etching printed in brown ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 1/8 × 7 5/8 inches (30.8 × 19.4 cm) Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (40.3 × 30.2 cm)

Gift of the artist


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Francis Petrus Paulus | 1913 Signed, in pencil within plate mark, lower right: Francis Petrus Paulus

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: THE BELFRY OF BRUGES | "In the Market-Place of Bruges, | Stands the Belfry old and brown; | Thrice consumed and Thrice rebuilded | Still it watches o'er the Town." Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: No 17 Inscribed, in pencil, bottom left edge: The Belfry of Bruges

1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Francis Petrus Paulus, The Belfry of Bruges, 1913, etching printed in brown ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the artist, 19.141.15.