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Cattle Watering, 1635

  • Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 4 1/8 × 6 3/4 inches (10.5 × 17.1 cm) Plate (no visible plate mark): 4 1/4 × 6 7/8 inches (10.8 × 17.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in plate, lower left: ( ) ( ) CLAV.

Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) 1886 [date added in ink]

Inscribed, in pencil, verso: original Etching | see Robt. Dumesnil No 4 Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [illegible notations]

April 1886, Dorman sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Claude Gellée, Cattle Watering, 1635, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S288.