Artist Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German, 1712-1774
  • Battle of the Sea Gods
Date 1763
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 3 3/8 × 5 5/8 inches (8.6 × 14.3 cm)
Sheet: 11 1/8 × 14 inches (28.3 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S364.8
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper right: Dietrich 1763
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in ink, lower left: 8
Inscribed, along lower edge: No 364. One of (17) recent impressions from Dietricy's plates.
December 1885, Kissam sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)