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Armed Four-Master Sailing Towards a Port (from The Sailing Vessels series)

1561–62
Engraved by Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 63; Van Bastelaer (1908), 099.

Dimensions

Platemark: 29 x 21.7 cm (11 7/16 x 8 9/16 in.) Sheet: 29.2 x 21.8 cm (11 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1882

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: . H . Cock exc.; upper right: com priuilegio

Signed

In plate, right of center: FH

Markings

Watermark: xx/p; verso: collector's stamp in black: [probably Lugt 619, unidentified]; in graphite: Bastelaer (Bruegel) 99 II; 7113.

Provenance

1929, purchased from Colnaghi & Co. by the MFA.

Credit Line

William Simes Fund