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Allegorical Scenes of Flemish Proverbs

Before 1562
Engraved by Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), Designed by Cornelis Matsys (Netherlandish, 1544), Related to Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, active by 1480, died in 1516), Published by Joannes Galle (Netherlandish, 1600–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) vol. 1, no. 6; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) vol. IX, no. 34

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.5 x 42.4 cm (12 3/8 x 16 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.705

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

not signed

Markings

watermark (not identified); recto, below engraved border, lower left, in pencil: Breughel; lower right: Myrynagius[?]; verso, in pen: Fountaine Weilker/1856_; in pencil: c,31091; Holl. I 82 6./" IX 164, 34; Mijnsigius[?] after Breughel; MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 61.705

Provenance

1865, Fountaine Weilker; September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard