Artist Nicolaes Berchem, Dutch, 1620-1683
  • Three Resting Cows
  • The Resting Cows (Hollstein) (alternate title)
  • Three Recumbent Cows (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate and sheet: 7 × 9 5/8 inches (17.8 × 24.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund
Accession Number 40.25
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in brown ink, verso: Berghem very rare one of his best plates
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
1940-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 10.