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Landscape with Cephalus and Procris (from the Landscapes with Biblical and Mythological Scenes series, 1 of 12 plates)

about 1551 - before 1558
Etched by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570), After Matthijs Cock, Netherlandish, about 1509 - before 1548


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. IV, Cock) 17; Riggs 46

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 x 30.5 cm (8 9/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

29.1987

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower right: Cephalus procrim fagitta tranffigit.

Signed

Signed and dated in plate, lower left: H COCK EXCV 1558

Markings

Watermark (yes, but not yet identified); verso, collector's stamp in black (or blue), with initials [CAM?; not identified]; MFA stamp with old accession number in pencil: 31715; in pencil: D681; 51/6; a62619 [underlined]; zn[?] 525

Provenance

Before 1881, Albert Camesina (b. 1806 - d. 1881; Lugt 88), Vienna. November, 1929, purchased from F. H. Bresler Co. (dealers, Milwaukee), by the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1929)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Coolidge