Artist Jan Fyt, Flemish, 1611-1661
Publisher Theodor van, II Merlen, Flemish, 1609-1672
  • Title Page: Pedestal and a Pair of Dogs
  • The Set of the Dogs (series title)
Date 1642
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (16.5 × 21.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S504.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right of image: Ioannes Fyt | pinxit et fecit.
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center of image: All. Illmo sigre mio, é Prone Collmo il sigre | DON CARLO GVASCO | Marchese di Solerio Comendre di | Mirabello del l'ordine Sant | Iago Del Consiglio di | Guerra di Sua Mia | Cattolica et Suo Capn | Generale della Artiglieria | del l'esseroto di | Alzatia.
Inscribed, in plate, below dedication: A Paris chez van Merlen, | rue S. Iacques a la ville d'Anvers, | Avec Priuil. du Roy | 1667
November 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)