Artist Herman van Swanevelt, Dutch, 1600-1655
  • The City Gate
Date between 1600 and 1655
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 7 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (18.4 × 28.3 cm)
Sheet: 7 5/8 × 11 3/8 inches (19.4 × 28.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1135
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 below image, lower left: Herman van Suanevelt [sic] Inventor fecit
Inscribed, lower center: a Paris chez Mondhare rue St. Jacques
Inscribed, lower right: cum privilegio Regis
Sept. 1887 , C. J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)