Requires Photography

Sloth

Desidia

1558
Engraved by Pieter van der Heyden (Netherlandish, 1525–1569), After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 126

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 x 29.9 cm (9 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.715

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, within image, lower right: H.Cock. excud. cum.priuileg. 1558; and below the sleeping figure of Sloth: DESIDIA

Signed

Within image, lower left: brueghel.Inuentor.; lower center: P/AVE [monogram]; lower right: H.Cock. excud. cum.priuileg. 1558.

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 64.715

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard