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By the River, 1774

  • Jean Jacques de Boissieu, French, 1736-1810

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 6 1/4 × 8 1/2 inches (15.9 × 21.6 cm) Sheet: 7 5/8 × 9 7/8 inches (19.4 × 25.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Sigend and dated, in plate, lower center: [artist's monogram] 1774

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1885 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

December 1885, M. Bruckner. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Jean Jacques de Boissieu, By the River, 1774, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S152.