Artist Wenceslaus Hollar, German, 1607-1677
Artist after Jacobus van Artois, Flemish, 1613-1686
  • Der Schafer im Walde
Date 1649
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 6 × 8 3/8 inches (15.2 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S602
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: W Hollar fecit, 1649
Inscribed, lower left: P. van Artois pinxit.
Inscribed, P. van Avont execudit.
March 1887, L. Crawcour Sale.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)