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Group of Soldiers, 1519

  • German
  • Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471-1528

Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 7 3/4 × 5 7/8 inches (19.7 × 14.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower left: 1519

John J. Peoli [purple collector's mark [L. 2020] on verso of paper support at lower right] (New York, New York, USA)

1894, American Art Galleries sale, no. 189 (New York, New York, USA)

James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Uhr, Horst. German Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1987, p. 22. Dunbar, Burton, L., Robert Munman, and Edward Olszewski, ed. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections. Sixteenth-Century Northern European Drawings. Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2012, pp. 154-157, cat. 95 (ill.).

German; after Albrecht Dürer, Group of Soldiers, 1519, pen and brown ink on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR105.1.