Herod Greeting the Three Magi, 1922

  • Rolf Nesch, Norwegian, 1893-1975

Drypoint printed in black ink on heavy wove paper

  • Plate: 5 1/4 × 6 3/8 inches (13.3 × 16.2 cm) Sheet: 12 3/4 × 9 5/8 inches (32.4 × 24.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund

68.168

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Magi
  • Religion
  • Drypoint
  • Drypoint
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Nesch

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 8. Druck K. N.

1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rolf Nesch, Herod Greeting the Three Magi, 1922, drypoint printed in black ink on heavy wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund, 68.168.