Artist Ferdinand Bol, Dutch, 1616-1680
  • Portrait of an Officer
Date 1645
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 3/8 × 4 3/8 inches (13.7 × 11.1 cm)
Sheet: 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 inches (14 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S159
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated (according to Bartsch), in plate at upper left, but very difficult to see: Bol f. 1645.
Marks Watermark, obscured by image along lower left edge: [possibly part of a watermark]
Stamped, twice in red, verso: DIA
Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 [added in ink to the stamp] (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
March 1887, Crawcour Sale.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bartsch, A. Catalogue Raisonne de Toutes les Etampes de Rembrandt, vol. II. Leipzig, 1880, p. 14, no. 11.