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Rustic Cottage, 1759

  • Johann Georg Wille, German, 1715-1808

Etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 4 1/2 × 6 3/8 inches (11.4 × 16.2 cm) Sheet: 5 5/8 × 7 5/8 inches (14.3 × 19.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1260

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Cottage
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching

Stamped, verso: Scripps 1883 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Dessine et Grave par Wille, 1759.

October 1883, (F. Keppel & Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Johann Georg Wille, Rustic Cottage, 1759, etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1260.