Artist Nicolaes Berchem, Dutch, 1620-1683
Publisher Justus Danckerts, Dutch, 1666-1692
  • Shepherd Sitting on the Fountain
  • Shepherd Seated at a Fountain (alternate title)
  • The Shepherd Seated on a Fountain and the Spinner (alternate title)
Date 1652
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 3/8 × 8 1/4 inches (26.4 × 21 cm)
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (26.7 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S130
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right: Berghem .f.
Marks Watermark, verso, sketched in pencil
Stamped, in black, verso, lower right: [very faint stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower right, following artist's name: 1652 Justus Dankers | Excudit.
Inscribed, lower right corner of plate: 1
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [notations]
March 23, 1892, W. H. Brearley sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)