Title Page: Pedestal and a Pair of Dogs, 1642

  • Jan Fyt, Flemish, 1611-1661
  • Theodor van, II Merlen, Flemish, 1609-1672

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (16.5 × 21.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Etching
  • Rabbit
  • Dogs

Signed, in plate, lower right of image: Ioannes Fyt | pinxit et fecit.

Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, center of image: All. Illmo sigre mio, é Prone Collmo il sigre | DON CARLO GVASCO | Marchese di Solerio Comendre di | Mirabello del l'ordine Sant | Iago Del Consiglio di | Guerra di Sua Mia | Cattolica et Suo Capn | Generale della Artiglieria | del l'esseroto di | Alzatia. Inscribed, in plate, below dedication: A Paris chez van Merlen, | rue S. Iacques a la ville d'Anvers, | Avec Priuil. du Roy | 1667

November 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Jan Fyt, Title Page: Pedestal and a Pair of Dogs, 1642, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S504.1.