Artist Herman Saftleven the Younger, Dutch, 1609-1685
  • The Wittevrouwen Gate at Utrecht
  • Wittevrouweenpoort, Utrecht (Hollstein) (alternate title)
  • La porte de femmes blanches (Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 1646
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 10 5/8 × 9 1/4 inches (27 × 23.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1063
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, below image, lower left: [artist's monogram]
Marks Marks, in ink, verso: W (circled)
Stamped, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower center: Wittevrouwen-poort.
Inscribed, lower right: Ao. 1646
Carl Rolas du Rosey;
October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)