Harbor Scene, 1744

  • Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German, 1712-1774

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Framed: Plate: 5 1/2 × 7 1/8 inches (14 × 18.1 cm) Sheet: 10 7/8 × 13 5/8 inches (27.6 × 34.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S364.11

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Boats
  • Tower (single built work)
  • Harbor
  • Etching

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, upper right edge: Dietricy fct. 1744

Stamped, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in ink, lower left: 11 Inscribed, along lower edge: No 364. One of (17) recent impressions from Dietricy's plates.

Provenance

December 1885, Kissam sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Harbor Scene, 1744, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S364.11.