Cowherd, 1649

  • Paul Potter, Dutch, 1625 - 1654

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed to plate mark): 7 1/8 × 8 inches (18.1 × 20.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S883

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Herdsman
  • Engraving (print)
  • Etching
  • Cow

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower left of image: Paulus Potter In. et f. 1649

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1882 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Paul Potter, Cowherd, 1649, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S883.