Artist Francis Petrus Paulus, American, 1862 - 1933
  • The Belfry of Bruges
Date 1913
Medium etching printed in brown ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 1/8 × 7 5/8 inches (30.8 × 19.4 cm)
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (40.3 × 30.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the artist
Accession Number 19.141.15
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Francis Petrus Paulus | 1913
Signed, in pencil within plate mark, lower right: Francis Petrus Paulus
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: THE BELFRY OF BRUGES | "In the Market-Place of Bruges, | Stands the Belfry old and brown; | Thrice consumed and Thrice rebuilded | Still it watches o'er the Town."
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: No 17
Inscribed, in pencil, bottom left edge: The Belfry of Bruges
1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)