Artist P. de Saint Maurice, French
Artist after Antoine Le Nain, French, 1588-1648
  • Le vieillard complaisant
  • The Obliging Old Man (translated title)
Date between 1720 and 1732
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 3/8 × 12 1/8 inches (23.8 × 30.8 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 13 3/4 inches (27.9 × 34.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of William Allison Bostick
Accession Number 67.90
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: le Nain pinxit
Inscribed, lower right: St. Maurice sculpebat
Inscribed, lower center: Le Vieillard Complaisant
Inscribed, lower left edge of plate: Basset l'Aisne
Victor Berger, Bouquiniste Beaunois, Avenue de la Republique (Beaune, France);
William Allison Bostick;
1967-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)