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Old Meat Market, Cadillac Square, 1877

  • Gari Melchers, American, 1860-1932

Watercolor over pencil on cream wove paper; pasted along top edge to paper board with adverstisement for men's clothing

  • Sheet: 6 7/8 × 9 13/16 inches (17.5 × 24.9 cm)

Gift of an anonymous donor

F71.112

Signed and dated, in pen and ink, lower right: G. Melchers 1877 ["G" and "M" combined as monogram]

Inscribed, in pen and black ink, along left edge, vertically, verso: Old Meat-market Cadillac [Square] | Detroit. | Gari Melchiors Inscribed, upper right corner, verso, on backing board: Gari Melchiors 1877 | Old Meat-Market - Cadillac Sq[uare] | Detroit. - Inscribed, in pencil, on backing board, center, verso: Old Meat Market | Cadillac Square | Detroit

1971-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Gari Melchers, Old Meat Market, Cadillac Square, 1877, watercolor over pencil on cream wove paper; pasted along top edge to paper board with adverstisement for men's clothing. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of an anonymous donor, F71.112.