Artist Nicolaes Berchem, Dutch, 1620-1683
  • Herdsman Playing a Flute
  • The Shepherd Playing a Flute (Hollstein) (alternate title)
  • Le patre jouant de flageolet (Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 7 3/8 × 5 1/2 inches (18.7 × 14 cm)
Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 5/8 × 5 3/4 inches (19.4 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund
Accession Number 40.26
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark, center of sheet
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
1940-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)