Artist attributed to Philipp Peter Roos, German, 1657-1706
Title
  • A Military Encampment
Date 1655-1706
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Overall: 49 3/4 × 63 3/4 inches (126.4 × 161.9 cm)
Framed: 59 3/4 × 75 5/8 × 3 1/4 inches (151.8 × 192.1 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of James E. Scripps
Accession Number 89.42
Department European Painting
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on ribbon on main tent, painted on or attached: R 90 [above a heraldic shield bearing an eagle surmounted by a crown]
collection of James E. Scripps [1835-1906] (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1889-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Scripps, J. E. Catalogue of the Scripps Collection of Old Masters. DMA. Detroit, 1889, p. 62, no. 78.

Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters. DMA. Detroit, 1910, p. 45, no. 66.

Burroughs, C. Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1920, p. 56, no. 51.

Richardson, E. P., ed. Catalogue of Paintings. DIA. Detroit, 1944, p. 113, no. 704.

Held, J. Flemish and German Paintings of the 17th Century, (The Collections of The Detroit Institute of Arts). DIA. Detroit, 1982, pp. 73-75, (repr.) [as attributed to Roos].