Artist Emil Nolde, German, 1867-1956
Title
  • Scribes
Date 1911
Medium aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 1/2 × 11 5/8 inches (26.7 × 29.5 cm)
Sheet: 21 3/8 × 17 3/4 inches (54.3 × 45.1 cm)
Framed: 24 3/4 × 19 3/4 × 1 3/8 inches (62.9 × 50.2 × 3.5 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 31.9
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in pencil, lower right: Emil Nolde.
Inscriptions Inscribed, titled in pencil, partially lost when bottom edge of sheet was trimmed: Schriftgelehrte [ ]
Bottom right margin: Christ and the Pharisees 63 [circled]
Upper left corner: 4
(Ernst Arnold Galerie, Dresden, Germany);
1931-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Uhr, H. Masterpieces of German Expressionism at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1982, p. 176 (ill.).

Masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Bunkamura Museum of Art. Tokyo, 1989, cat. no. 95 (ill.).