Artist Hubert Herkomer, German, 1849-1914
  • Words of Comfort
Date 1879
Medium etching and drypoint on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 3/4 × 7 7/8 inches (27.3 × 20 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (36.8 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S586
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left: H. H. 79
Marks Marked, watermark: W KING
Marked, Scripps stamp, verso (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) date, 1883, added in ink to the stamp.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower center: H. Herkomer sculp. | WORDS OF COMFORT.
Inscribed, lower left corner: a4888
Inscribed, center bottom edge: 6 1/4
Inscribed, lower right corner: MSX
November 1883, (Wunderlich & Co., New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.];
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)