January (from the Twelve Months series)
Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish), vol. IV, 559
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.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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 in plate, lower left: Iodocus de Momper inuent.; left of lower center: Adrian. Collaert Sculpt.; lower right: Ioan. Galle excud.
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)
Unidentified collector. May 12, 1965, purchased from P & D Colnaghi & Co. (dealer), London, by the MFA.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis