Artist Abraham de Blois, Dutch, active 1679-1720
Artist after Andries Dirksz Both, Dutch, 1609-1645
  • Taste
  • The Five Senses (series title)
Date between 1679 and 1720
Medium engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Image: 5 3/4 × 4 3/4 inches (14.6 × 12.1 cm)
Sheet (no visible plate mark): 6 1/2 × 5 inches (16.5 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S173
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark, center of sheet: [crown-like device]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Gustus.
Inscribed, lower center: le Goût
Inscribed, lower right: de Smaak.
Inscribed, lower right corner: 5
December 1894, J. Huneker sale.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Hollstein. Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings, and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, vol. III. Amsterdam, 1950, p. 157, no. 4.