Saint Martin with His Horse on a Ship

about 1561
Joannes van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1600), Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1584), In the manner of Hieronymus Bosch (Netherlandish, active by 1480, died in 1516), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. III) 016; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. IV) 134; New Hollstein (Van Doetecum family, part II) 217 (I)


Sheet: 34.2 x 42.8 cm (13 7/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View


Prints and Drawings




Inscribed in plate, left of saint's head: S. MARTINI; lower right: Iher°nimus bos inuetor .H. COCK EXC.; in lower margin, lower left to right: De goede Sinte Marten is hier gestelt: onder al dit Crue pel Vuijl arm gespuijs: haer deijlende sijnen mantele, inde stede Va gelt: nou Vechtese om de proije dit quaet gedruijs


Not signed


Watermark: arms of the University of Paris (Briquet 1837-40); verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 64./2040; graphite: [?]; 31


November 12, 1964, purchased from William H. Schab (dealer), New York, by the MFA. Accession Date: November 12, 1964)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard