The City Gate, between 1600 and 1655

  • Herman van Swanevelt, Dutch, 1600-1655

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 7 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (18.4 × 28.3 cm) Sheet: 7 5/8 × 11 3/8 inches (19.4 × 28.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1135

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Engravings
  • Figures (representations)
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Herman van Suanevelt [sic] Inventor fecit Inscribed, lower center: a Paris chez Mondhare rue St. Jacques Inscribed, lower right: cum privilegio Regis

Provenance

Sept. 1887 , C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Herman van Swanevelt, The City Gate, between 1600 and 1655, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1135.