Artist Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, German, 1712-1774
  • The Shepherd
Date 1763
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 3 1/2 × 5 7/8 inches (8.9 × 14.9 cm)
Sheet: 10 7/8 × 13 7/8 inches (27.6 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S364.5
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper left edge: Dietricj (sic) 1763 fecit.
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in ink, lower left margin: 5.
Inscribed, lower edge: No 364. One of (17) impressions from Dietricy's plates
Inscribed, in pencil, bottom right: S363 ?
December 1885, Kissam sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)