Artist Claude Gellée, French, 1600-1682
  • The Wreck
Date between 1635 and 1636
Medium etching ? printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 4 7/8 × 7 inches (12.4 × 17.8 cm)
Sheet: 5 1/8 × 7 1/4 inches (13 × 18.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S290
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower center: [possible signature, illegible]
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) 1886 [date added in ink]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: 3
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: original Etching | See Robt. Dumesnil No 7
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [illegible notations]
April 1886, Dorman sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)