From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

At the Police Station, 19th century

  • Charles-Émile Jacque, French, 1813-1894

Pen and brush and ink

  • Sheet (irregular): 5 7/8 × 3 3/4 inches (14.9 × 9.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Signed, in ink, center: C. Jacque

Stamp, in purple ink, lower right, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in black ink at top of sheet: A LaSalle De Police - No. 1 - 1st 8bre 1832

J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Charles-Émile Jacque, At the Police Station, 19th century, pen and brush and ink. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR148.