Blind Man, 1762

  • Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German, 1712-1774

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 5 × 3 1/4 inches (12.7 × 8.3 cm) Sheet: 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S364.13

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Blindness
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Soldier

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Dietrich 1762

Stamped, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in ink, lower left margin: 14 Inscribed, along lower edge: No. 364. One of (17) recent impressions from Dietricy's plates.

December 1885, Kissam sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Blind Man, 1762, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S364.13.