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The Pilgrim and the Shepherd, ca. 1690

  • Willem de Heusch, Dutch, 1625-1692

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (no visible plate mark): 7 1/4 × 9 3/4 inches (18.4 × 24.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S587

Signed, in plate, upper right: WHeusch f.

Stamped, verso: Scripps 1889 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

October 1889, sold by (Leavitt's, New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Willem de Heusch, The Pilgrim and the Shepherd, ca. 1690, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S587.