Artist Carel Nicolaas Storm van 's-Gravesande, Dutch, 1841-1924
  • The North Sea
  • La mer du nord (alternate title)
Date ca. 1909
Medium drypoint printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 13 3/4 × 21 1/8 inches (34.9 × 53.7 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 25 7/8 inches (41.9 × 65.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Charles L. Freer Fund
Accession Number 21.151
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: CN Storm van's Gravesande
Marks Watermark: crowned fleur de lys | VGZ (and) VAN GELDER ZONEN
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 480
Inscribed, lower left edge: very fine Impression of artists masterpiece
Inscribed, center lower edge: "Night on the North Sea"
Inscribed, lower right edge: 75678
Inscribed, lower right corner: TH
1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)