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Dutch Hulk and a Boeier (from The Sailing Vessels series, 1 of 10 plates)

Possibly begun about 1561; completed 1564–5
Engraved by Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), and Possibly Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578), Designed by Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 098 (I); Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. III, Bruegel) 98; Orenstein (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Bruegel) 62 (I/II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.2 x 19.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 9/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 19.4 cm (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1883

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, on ship's stern: DIE SCIP 1564; left of lower center, in the waves: 1565

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark (yes, but not yet identified); recto, lower right, collector's stamp: [Friedrich August II; Lugt 971]; verso, collector's stamp in circle, in black: P [Petersen?; Lugt 2064]; in graphite: Bastelaer (Bruegel) 98 1[underlined]; 7112; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31604

Provenance

Friedrich August II (b. 1797 - d. 1854), Dresden; Petersen[?]; February, 1929, acquired by the MFA. (Accession Date: February 1, 1929)

Credit Line

William Simes Fund