Armed Three-Master with Daedalus and Icarus in the Sky (one of 10 plates 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)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 101 (I); Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. III, Bruegel) 101; Orenstein (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Breugel) 65 (I/II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.2 x 28.6 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.) Sheet: 26.6 x 32.7 cm (10 1/2 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1954

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower left, after Huys's initials: bruegel; lower right, in margin below image: .Cum.priuileg

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: .F.H.

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; recto, upper center, outside platemark, in ink: 43.; verso, lower center, collector's stamp in black ink: [the mark of Waldburg-Wolfegg Kupferstichkabinet, Lugt 2542]; lower left, in graphite: B22010; lower right: F.VO

Provenance

Prince Waldburg-Wolfegg (Lugt 2542). October 1929, purchased from Keppel & Co. (dealer), New York by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 1, 1929)

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis