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Armed Three-Master on the Open Sea, Accompanied by a Galley (from The Sailing Vessels series)

about 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)


Object Place: Flemish School

Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 64:I; Van Bastelaer (1908), 100 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 31.6 x 24.8 cm (12 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.) Sheet: 34.9 x 27 cm (13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.554

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate upper left: Cum preuilegio

Signed

Lower left: BRVEGEL/.F.H.; lower right: H.Cock ex.

Markings

Watermark: jug with flowers; verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 32981

Provenance

May 22, 1933, C. G. Boerner sale (lot 178), Leipzig, from whom purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Print Department Special Fund