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Dutch Hulk and a Boeier (from The Sailing Vessels series)

Possibly begun about 1561; completed 1564–5
Engraved by Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), and Possibly Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 62:I; Van Bastelaer (1908), 098 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 19.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 9/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 19.4 cm (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1883

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First state

Inscription

In plate, on ship's stern: DIE S[?] 1564; left of lower center, in the waves: 1565

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; recto, lower right, collector's stamp: [Friedrich August II; Lugt 971]; verso, collector's stamp in circle, in black: P [Petersen?; Lugt 2064]; in graphite: Bastelaer (Bruegel) 98 1[underlined]; 7112; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31604

Provenance

Friedrich August II (1797-1854, Dresden); Petersen[?]; February, 1929, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

William Simes Fund