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Fleet of Galleys Escorted by a Caravel (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), 71:I; Van Bastelaer (1908), 107 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.4 x 29 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Sheet: 25.2 x 32.9 cm (9 15/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1077

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First state

Inscription

In plate, within image, lower right: breugel [sic]; in margin, lower right: Cum.priuileg

Signed

In plate, lower left: . F . H .

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31998; in graphite: c.19786; 26; 107; Van Bast. 107 I; in ink: [?]

Provenance

1930, purchased from a C.G. Boerner sale of May, 1930 (lot 168) by the MFA.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund