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Ruins of an Amphitheatre, between 1600 and 1655

  • Herman van Swanevelt, Dutch, 1600-1655

Etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 × 11 1/8 inches (17.8 × 28.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1133

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Ruins
  • Engravings
  • Figures (representations)
  • Etching

Stamp, in black, verso: G. Ritter von Franck (Lugt 1152) Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Herman van Suanevelt [sic] Inventor fecit Inscribed, lower right: cum privilegio Regis Inscribed, verso: [pencil notations]

G. Ritter von Franck

Sept. 1887 , C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Herman van Swanevelt, Ruins of an Amphitheatre, between 1600 and 1655, etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1133.