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Head of an Old Man, 1893

  • Francis Petrus Paulus, American, 1862 - 1933

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 5 1/2 × 4 inches (14 × 10.2 cm) Sheet: 10 × 7 5/8 inches (25.4 × 19.4 cm)

Gift of the artist


Signed in plate, lower left: Francis P. Paulus In pencil, lower right: Francis Petrus Paulus

Watermark: [cursive] VGZ [Van Gelder Zonen]

Inscribed in pencil within plate mark, lower left: No. 1 Titled, bottom left edge: Head of Old Man Lower left, incorrect accession number in pencil: 19.141-26 Dated in plate, lower left: 93

1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Francis Petrus Paulus, Head of an Old Man, 1893, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the artist, 19.141.33.