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The Drunken Peasant Pushed into a Pigsty (from the Twelve Flemish Proverbs series)

1568


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 164 (I); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1690; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 164

Dimensions

Platemark (roundel): 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.) Sheet: 24.1 x 20.4 cm (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.599

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, within image, lower center: Brueghel.inuet/martinus petreiu.excude/IH.W 1568; in letterpress, upper center, above roundel: Als die weerelt seyt arm bloet bespot./Soo moet ghy als een -Bercken toch no int cof.; lower center, below roundel: Moet ick dan int cof, als een -Bercken mispresen./
Ist tauont mijnen dach, tmach morghen umen wesen.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: IH.W

Markings

No watermark; verso, collector's stamp in black, in circle: FÜRSTL.WALDBURG/WOLFEGG'sches KUPFERSTICHKABINET [with coat of arm; Lugt 2542; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 33068

Provenance

Waldburg-Wolfegg Collection; October 4, 1934, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

George Nixon Black Fund