The Drummer Boy, ca. 1750

  • Italian

Silk brocade

  • Framed: Overall: 32 1/2 × 22 inches (82.6 × 55.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Albert Kahn

42.7

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Italian
  • Silk (fiber)
  • Brocade
  • Trees
  • Drums (membranophones)
  • Figures (representations)
  • Pattern (design element)
  • Textile
  • Drummer
  • Venice

Provenance

(Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles, California, USA); 1942-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) with funds from Albert Kahn [1869-1942]

Published References

Weibel, A. C. "The Drummer Boy," Bulletin of the DIA 22, no. 2 (November 1942): p. 16; (cover ill.).

Rights Status

Italian, The Drummer Boy, ca. 1750, silk brocade. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Albert Kahn, 42.7.