Musicians, 1756

  • Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German, 1712-1774

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 3 5/8 × 6 inches (9.2 × 15.2 cm) Sheet: 10 7/8 × 13 5/8 inches (27.6 × 34.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S364.2

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Musicians
  • Music
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Etching
  • Fiddle
  • Singing

Signed and dated, in plate, upper right: Dietrich fecit. | 1756 Signed and dated, lower left: Dietricy 1756

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

Inscribed, in ink, lower left: 2 Inscribed, along lower edge: No. 364. One of (17) recent impressions from Dietrich's plates.

December 1885, Kissam sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, Musicians, 1756, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S364.2.