The Breakfast

about 1647–52
Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, 1610–1684)


Catalogue Raisonné

Godefroy 50, v / xii; B.50; Dav. 50 v/xi; B.-V. 50 v/xii

Dimensions

19.9 x 25.5 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.279

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

French title: Le Gourmet en Compagnie
Godefroy dated the plate to about 1664.

Inscription

In plate LL: Av. Ostade
In plate LC: Secura reddamus tempora mensa / venit post maltos una serena dies. / Tibull.
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso LR in graphite pencil: Wz Phonix im Kreis
Verso LR in graphite pencil: B.50, Dav. V ( von XI ) / G. V ( von XII ) / B.-V. ( von XII )
Verso LC in graphite pencil: 5650
Verso LR in erased pencil is a price code

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Phoenix in Circle

Provenance

[probably C. G. Boerner]; Robert M. Light

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard