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Large Landscape with the Parable of the Sower

1605
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 075, II; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. XI) 69 (I/I); Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.9 × 50.3 cm (14 1/8 × 19 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2593

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left: Cum privil./Sa. Ca. M.; lower right: A. Blomaert Inue/I. Maetham scu[torn]/et excud

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower right: I. Maetham Scu[torn]; and under sleeping farmer: A°. 1605

Markings

Verso, in graphite: Margin with latin text cut off. 2d state? date added./B.III.150.75./Satin sowing [?] in the ploughed/field.; MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple [Lugt 207], with accession number in black ink: 2593

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock