Armed Three-Master with Daedalus and Icarus in the Sky (from The Sailing Vessels series)

about 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), 65:II; Van Bastelaer (1908), 101 (I).

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.2 x 28.6 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 26.6 x 32.7 cm (10 1/2 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1954

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, lower left, after Huys's initials: bruegel; lower right, in margin below image: .Cum.priuileg

Signed

In plate, lower left: .F.H.

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; recto, upper center, outside platemark, in ink: 43.; verso, lower center, collector's stamp in black ink: [the mark of Waldburg-Wolfegg Kupferstichkabinet, Lugt 2542]; lower left, in graphite: B22010; lower right: F.VO

Provenance

Prince Waldburg-Wolfegg. October 1929, purchased from Keppel & Co., New York (dealer) by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis