Artist Jacob de Wit, Dutch, 1695-1754
Title
  • Allegorical Children's Group
  • Drei Genien bei einer Pyramide (alternate title)
  • Three Putti near a Pyramid (descriptive title)
Date 18th century
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 1/2 × 8 inches (14 × 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 12 1/4 inches (23.2 × 31.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1264.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, top left center of image: J. Wit f.
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1892 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper left center of image: Se vend | à Paris | chez Basan
Inscribed, in brown ink, lower right corner: No 98
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Wurzbach, Alfred von. Niederlandisches Kunstler-Lexikon. Vienna and Leipzig, 1910, p. 891, no. 3.