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Soldiers Quarreling at Dice, 1769

  • William Baillie, English, 1723-1810
  • John Boydell, English, 1719-1804

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate: 11 1/2 × 15 inches (29.2 × 38.1 cm) Sheet: 15 3/8 × 18 5/8 inches (39.1 × 47.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S52

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Dice games
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Genre
  • Etching
  • England

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: J. Boydell excudit, Mar. 1, 1769. | Vol. II, No. 40. Inscribed, center bottom margin: SOLDIERS QUARRELING at Dice. | From the Original Picture of the same Size, Painted by VALENTINI, in the Collection of Sr. James Lonther, Bart. Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by Captn. Baillie.

Oct. 1886, sale, (C. A. Henriques). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

William Baillie; after John Boydell, Soldiers Quarreling at Dice, 1769, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S52.