Artist Jean Jacques de Boissieu, French, 1736-1810
Title
  • (Untitled)
Date 1809
Medium etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 5/8 × 16 3/8 inches (32.1 × 41.6 cm)
Sheet: 13 × 16 3/4 inches (33 × 42.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S155
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Drystamp, lower right corner of plate: J.F. Frauenholz (Lugt 994)
Stamped, in black, verso: circled VE [unidentified]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower center: Inventé et Gravé a l'eau forte par J.J. De Boissieu 1809. à l'âge de 73 ans. | derniere (sic) planche de l'artiste, qui est mort le 6 Mars 1810.
Inscribed, center lower edge of plate: Nuremberg chez J.F. Frauenholz & Co.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: 101. | Joh. Ja( ). Boissieu geb. 1736. | ( ) Lyon
Inscribed, in pencil inside plate mark, lower left edge: III ( )
Inscribed, lower right: Nn 680
Inscribed, center upper edge: 376; verso, lower left: No 155
Inscribed, lower center: No 166
J.F. Frauenholz;
September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)