Artist Johann Georg Wille, German, 1715-1808
Artist after Gerard ter Borch, Dutch, 1617-1681
  • Paternal Instruction
Date 1765
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 17 1/8 × 13 1/4 inches (43.5 × 33.7 cm)
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 14 5/8 inches (46.4 × 37.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1258
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: Et grave en 1765, par J. G. Wille, Graveur du Roy.
Inscribed, lower left: Peint par G. Terburg. [sic]
Inscribed, lower center: INSTRUCTION PATERNELLE.| [dedication in French to Maria Theresa]
Inscribed, in plate above image, upper left: Elfte Platte
June 13, 1892, Heinrich Klemm and Theodore Grosse Collections Sale (Dresden, Germany).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)