Artist Jean Jacques de Boissieu, French, 1736-1810
  • Head of an Old Man
Date 1770
Medium etching printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 1/2 × 7 1/8 inches (24.1 × 18.1 cm)
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 7 3/4 inches (26 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S153
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower center: [artist's monogram] 1770
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1882 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: C de R 103
1882, (H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)