Artist Marcus de Bye, Dutch, 1639 - 1690
Artist after Paul Potter, Dutch, 1625 - 1654
  • Seated Bear Facing Left
  • Various Lions, Bears, Wolves and Swine (series title)
Date 17th century
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 5 1/4 × 6 3/4 inches (13.3 × 17.1 cm)
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 7 inches (14.3 × 17.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S205.3
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark, center of image: [shield with rearing animals on either side]
Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date, 1887, added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, outside image border: 5
September 1887, C. J. Meyer (possibly Carlsbad, California, USA).
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)