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
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)
Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 45; Riggs 24
Sheet: 22.3 x 28.3 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
In plate, upper left: INCERTE CVIVSDAM RVINE PROSPECTVS •; upper right: Y
In plate, lower left: H . COCK . F .
No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.375
June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.
William A. Sargent Fund