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Fleet of Galleys Escorted by a Caravel (from The Sailing Vessels series, 1 of 10 plates)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 107 (I); Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. III, Bruegel) 107; Orenstein (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Breugel) 71 (I/II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.4 x 29 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Sheet: 25.2 x 32.9 cm (9 15/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1077

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, within image, lower right: breugel [sic]; in margin, lower right: Cum.priuileg

Signed

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

Markings

Watermark (yes, but not yet identified); verso, MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31998; in graphite: c.19786; 26; 107; Van Bast. 107 I; in ink: [?]

Provenance

May, 1930, C. G. Boerner sale, Leipzig, lot 168; purchased from that sale by the MFA.(Accession Date: July 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund