Artist Jean Baptiste Massard, French, 1740-1822
Artist after Jacques Louis David, French, 1748-1825
  • Mort de Socrate
  • Death of Socrates (alternate title)
Date between mid-18th and early 19th century
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 20 3/4 × 27 5/8 inches (52.7 × 70.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S742
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right: GRAVE PAR MASSARD PERE
Inscribed, lower left: PEINT PAR DAVID
Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: MDCCLXXXVII
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right margin: [illegible]
April, 1885, Robert M. Lindsay.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)