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Dog at Play, 1642

  • Jan Fyt, Flemish, 1611-1661
  • Theodor van, II Merlen, Flemish, 1609-1672

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 6 7/8 × 9 3/8 inches (17.5 × 23.8 cm) Sheet: 7 × 9 1/2 inches (17.8 × 24.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right of image: Io FYT 1642 F 7

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

November 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Jan Fyt, Dog at Play, 1642, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S504.8.