The Back Beer

early 17th century
Bartholomaeus Breenbergh (Dutch, about 1598–1657)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 24; Hollstein 24, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 5 x 6.3 cm (1 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Platemark: 4.8 x 6.1 cm (1 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.926

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in brown ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt)(similar to Lugt 385, and possibly a variant of that mark); verso, lower center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Thomas Graf, Berlin (1878-1951)(Lugt 1092a); verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Thomas Graf, Berlin (1878-1951)(Lugt 1092a); Theo Laurentius, Middelburg; from whom purchased September 20, 2000

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Martin and Kathleen Feldstein