The Crafty Bird Catcher (Insidiosus Auceps; from The Large Landscapes series)

about 1555–56
Joannes van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1600), and Lucas van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1584), After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 010

Dimensions

Platemark: 32 x 42.4 cm (12 5/8 x 16 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.10

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

watermark: small shield topped by a flower with a banderole with letters below (similar to Briquet 1830); verso, lower left, collector's stamp in black: [mark of Waldburg-Wolfegg Kupferstichkabinet; Lugt 2542]

Provenance

Prince Waldburg-Wolfegg. November 14-15, 1933, sold by C. G. Boerner, Leipzig;

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund