Artist Pieter Tanje, Dutch, 1706-1761
Artist after Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Italian, 1571 - 1610
Artist after Charles Francois Hutin, French, 1715-1776
  • The Cheat
Date 18th Century
Medium Engraving printed in black on wove paper
Dimensions plate: 11 7/8 x 14 3/8 in.
30.1 x 36.4 cm
sheet: 27 7/8 x 21 1/8 in.
70.8 x 53.6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Bela Hubbard, 1892
Accession Number 1991.47
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions In plate, lower left: C. Hutin del:; lower right: P. Tanje Sculp:; lower left of bottom margin: Quadro di Michelangelo Merigi / da Caravaggio / dalla Galeria Reale di Dresde. / Largo piedi 4. onc. 10. Alto piedi 3. onc. 4.; lower right of the bottom margin: Tableau de Michelange Merigi / da Caravaggio / de la Galeria Roiale de Dresde. / Large 4. pieds 10. pouces. Haut 3. pieds 4. pouc.; lower right corner: 28.; in brown ink after Hutin's name: (abt. 1760); below Tanje's name: 1706-1760; in black ink, lower center: Soldiers playing cards.; lower right corner: Gift of Bela Hubbard / 1892.; in pencil, lower center and lower right corner: 69.
Woermann, Karl, CATALOGUE OF THE ROYAL PICTURE GALLERY IN DRESDEN, Dresden: Wilhelm Hoffmann's Fine Art Works, 1899, p 317 (title: The Cheat).