Artist Jean François Millet, Flemish, 1642-1679
  • Le pecheur à la ligne
  • Landscape with a Fisherman (alternate title)
Date mid-17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 × 11 7/8 inches (20.3 × 30.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S788
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: heraldic device [obscured by image
Stamped twice in black and once in brown, verso: Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2922 and variation of 234)
Stamped, in black, verso: Baron H. A. von Derschau (Lugt 2510)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Francisque. Pinxit Auec Priuilege du Roy
Baron H. A. von Derschau;
1890, sold by Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany) duplicate sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)