Rocky Landscape, a Church Tower in the Distance

about 1630
Hercules Seghers (Netherlandish, 1589 or 1590–after 1635, about 1638)


Catalogue Raisonné

Haverkamp-Begemann 7, iib; Springer 14b

Dimensions

Sheet: 5 3/16 x 7 3/8 in. (13.3 x 18.7 cm)

Accession Number

1973.208

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint printed in blue on paper prepared with a pink ground, with olive-green wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

German title: Die Felsige Landschaft mit einem Kirchturm

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (1797-1854, Dresden, Lugt 971); Queen Marie; Prince Georg (later King); Prince Johann-Georg; Felix Somary; Robert M. Light, Boston; 1973, sold by Robert M. Light to the MFA. [Accession date: May 9, 1973]

Credit Line

Kate D. Griswold Fund, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund, Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard, and M. and M. Karolik Fund