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Villagers Dancing, ca. 1651

  • Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Image: 5 1/4 × 7 5/8 inches (13.3 × 19.4 cm) Sheet (no visible plate mark): 5 3/8 × 7 3/4 inches (13.7 × 19.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) 1886 [date added in ink]

Inscribed, in pencil, verso: original Etching | Robert Dumesnil No 10

April 1886, Dorman sale. Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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

Claude Gellée, Villagers Dancing, ca. 1651, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S292.