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Pen Cutter, between 1723 and 1810

  • William Baillie, English, 1723-1810
  • Gerhard Dou, Dutch, 1613-1675

Mezzotint and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 3/8 × 9 7/8 inches (31.4 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 14 × 11 1/4 inches (35.6 × 28.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S42

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Interior
  • Mezzotint
  • Mezzotint
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Genre
  • Engraving (print)
  • Figure (representation)
  • England

Inscribed, in plate, bottom edge of image: FROM A PAINTING BY GERD. DOU IN THE COLLECTION OF SR. J. LOWTHER BART. | W. Baillie. Sc.

Dec. 1886, sale, (Bangs). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

William Baillie; after Gerhard Dou, Pen Cutter, between 1723 and 1810, mezzotint and engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S42.