Travelers on Horseback, 17th century

  • Jan van Aken, Dutch, 1614-1661

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 7 1/8 × 10 inches (18.1 × 25.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Genre
  • Castle
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Horses

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Watermark, obscured by image, center of sheet Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date, 1895, added in ink to the stamp]

Inscribed, in plate, top left edge: P. Pot. Inscribed, verso: [notations]


1895, F. Meyer, Dresden. 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Jan van Aken, Travelers on Horseback, 17th century, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S7.