Locksmiths at Work, 1635

  • Jan Joris van Vliet, Dutch, 1600-1730

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 8 1/4 × 6 3/8 inches (21 × 16.2 cm) Sheet: 8 3/8 × 30 1/2 inches (21.3 × 77.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1208

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Locksmiths
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right of image: J G vliet fe 1635

Stamped, in red, verso (Lugt 2909a) Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp] Marks, in brown ink, verso: Franz Baumgartner | 853. (Lugt 223)

Provenance

Franz Baumgartner; September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Bartsch, A. Catalogue Raisonné de toutes les estampes de Rembrandt. Leipzig, 1880, no. 34.

Rights Status

Jan Joris van Vliet, Locksmiths at Work, 1635, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1208.