Requires Photography

January (from the Twelve Months series)

Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618), After Joos de Momper, the Younger (Flemish, 1564–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, 559

Dimensions

Platemark: 21 x 26.3 cm (8 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.) Sheet: 25.7 x 33.6 cm (10 1/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.581

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left of center: AQVARIVS.; in lower margin, lower center: IANVARIVS.; lower left: Iani bifrontis primo nunc ordine mensi/Conueniunt epulæ, pocula, abolla, focus,; lower right: Lætiqe in Scenâ quos exhibet his trio ludi:/Vrniger hibernas dum Puer edit aquas.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Iodocus de Momper inuent.; left of lower center: Adrian. Collaert Sculpt.; lower right: Ioan. Galle excud.

Markings

Watermark (not identified); MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 65.584; oval tourquise stamp, filled in with blue ink, probably Lugt 4073 (mark not identified)

Provenance

Unidentified collector. May 12, 1965, purchased from P & D Colnaghi & Co. (dealer), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis