Artist Jan van de Capelle, Dutch, 1626-1679
  • The Grave Diggers Before the Church
  • Landscapes (series title)
Date between 1626 and 1679
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 1/2 × 6 7/8 inches (14 × 17.5 cm)
Sheet: 5 7/8 × 7 1/8 inches (14.9 × 18.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S555.50
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1895 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Jan van goye
February 1895, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hollstein, F.W.H. Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, Vol. IV. Amsterdam, 1951, p. 91, no. 6.