Artist Herman van Swanevelt, Dutch, 1600-1655
  • Balaam and the Ass
Date between 1600 and 1655
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 9 × 12 1/4 inches (22.9 × 31.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1137
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper right of image: H Swaneuelt [sic] Fecit Rom | K. Audran excudit
Sept. 1887 , C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)