Two Dogs in the Act of Coupling, 1642

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

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate and sheet: 6 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (17.5 × 22.2 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S504.6

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, in plate, lower center of image: Io. FYT. | F

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

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, Two Dogs in the Act of Coupling, 1642, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S504.6.