Artist Josef Israëls, Dutch, 1824-1911
  • Mother Feeding her Baby (The Cottage Madonna)
Date ca.1900
Medium black chalk on artist's illustration board
Dimensions Sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 inches (39.4 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Nell Ford Torrey
Accession Number 59.118
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower left after inscription: Josef Israëls [underlined]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in black chalk, lower left: with my compliments | to Miss Nell Ford | Josef Israëls [underlined]
Nell Ford Torrey (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1959-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Eisler, Max. Josef Israëls. London, 1924 (pl. XVI).

Bulletin of the DIA (1959): p. 44.

Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, pp. 86-87, no. 34 (ill.).