Shrove Tuesday

1567
Pieter van der Heyden (Netherlandish, 1525–1569), After Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, active by 1480, died in 1516), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. III, 025; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, 138; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IX, 48 (I)

Dimensions

22.54 x 28.89 cm (8 7/8 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1981.89

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper left: Hiero . Bos . Inuentor .; left of lower center: H. Cock . excudebat . 1567 .; in margin below image, lower left: Malquers entrez, laisses ce gras grouleur/Bien soies venu a nostre ducasse/chantes, iouez, la vielle de bon coeur/nous faict les gauffres allez bien grasse'/buuons de ces te maluoisi garbe/ce pendant quau sot on faict la barbe/; lower right: Pÿpt nou brÿ oppe . en speelt van hertten fier/backt wafelen/en struÿuen/om wel te smeeren/ tis non al keremisse/sÿt nou brolÿck hier/dus brengf malcanderen eens van den Rynschen cleeren/en wÿlt nou wt ghenuchten de sot wel scheeren

Signed

in plate, on box, upper center: P/.AVE. [monogram]

Markings

watermark: hand and flower

Provenance

R. M. Light & Co. (dealer), Santa Barbara, California; April 15, 1981, purchased from Light by the MFA.

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund