The Thin Kitchen

1563
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 154

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.2 x 29 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 29.6 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2711

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper left: H. Cock ex; lower left: brueghel inue 1563; in lower margin, left: Ou Maigre-os le pot mouue, est vu pouure Conuiue/Pource, á Grasse-cuisine iray, tant que ie Viue; lower right: Daer magherman die pot roert is een arm ghasterije/dus Loop ick nae de uettre Cuecken met herten blije

Signed

lower center: P/.AVE. [monogram]

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso, MFA Babcock bequest stamp in purple, with accession number in ink: 2710 [Lugt 207]

Provenance

June 12, 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899, Boston and Paris) to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock