Artist Jan Goeree, Dutch, 1670-1731
  • Aulus Gellius Finishing "The Attic Nights"
Date ca. 1706
Medium pen and brown ink and brown wash, brush and gray ink, and red chalk on buff laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 3/8 × 6 5/8 inches (21.3 × 16.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR153
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, lower left corner: [illegible]
Inscribed, lower center, on plaque: Aulus Gellus | Noctes Attic [illegible]
unidentified collector [collector's mark [L. 729] with pen and brown ink on verso at lower left];
S.D. Wahr;
November 1867, Montmorrillon sale, no. 863 [as Gerard de Lairesse];
C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad);
1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Logan, A.M. Dutch and Flemish Drawings and Watercolors. New York, 1988, pp. 76-77, no. 28 (ill.).