The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Cabinet d'un peintre, 1771

  • Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, German, 1726-1801

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 7 × 9 inches (17.8 × 22.9 cm) Sheet: 8 × 9 7/8 inches (20.3 × 25.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Signed and dated, in plate, lower left: Grave par D. Chodowiecki a Berlin en 1771.

Stamped, in black and in brown, verso: Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Lugt. 1606 and 2922) Stamp, verso: Scripps 1890 (Lugt Supp. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, lower margin: CABINET D'UN PEINTRE | Dediè a (sic) Madame marie Henriette Ayrer, veuve de feu Mr. G. Chodowiecki | Parson très_humble et très Obeissant Serviteur et fils | Daniel Chodowiecki Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]

November 1890, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, Cabinet d'un peintre, 1771, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S279.