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Armed Four-Master Putting Out to Sea (from The Sailing Vessels series)

1561–62
Engraved by Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 102; New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 66

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.5 x 29.3 cm (8 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.) Sheet: 27.7 x 35.3 cm (10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.555

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, in margin, lower right: .Cum.priuileg

Signed

Lower left: .F.H.; bruegel.

Markings

Watermark: jug with four-lobed flower above; verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 32982

Provenance

May 22, 1933, C. G. Boerner (dealer) sale, Leipzig, lot 181; March 2, 1933, purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler