View of Certain Unidentified Ruins

Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate Y

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 45; Riggs 24

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 x 28.3 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.375

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: INCERTE CVIVSDAM RVINE PROSPECTVS •; upper right: Y

Signed

In plate, lower left: H . COCK . F .

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.375

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund