Artist David Claypoole Johnston, American, 1798-1865
  • Private (h)earring, not Piracy
Date 19th century
Medium pencil on cream wove paper
Dimensions Sheet (irreg.): 5 1/2 × 5 1/8 inches (14 × 13 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman
Accession Number 55.9
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Blind stamp, upper left, in reverse: [illegible]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower center: Private (h)earing not piracy
Inscribed, upper right, verso: 7 [circled]
1955-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)