Dogs and Fallen Architecture, 1642

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

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 6 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (16.5 × 21.6 cm) Sheet: 6 5/8 × 8 1/2 inches (16.8 × 21.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S504.2

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Ruins
  • Etching
  • Dogs

Signed, in plate, lower left of image: I FYT | F

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

Inscribed, in plate above, right of signature: 1642 (6 reversed, with reversed sixs super- imposed in plate over the four and two]

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, Dogs and Fallen Architecture, 1642, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S504.2.