The White Cow

1622
Artist Jan van de Velde II (Dutch, 1593–1641)


Catalogue Raisonné

Holl.xxxiii.116 368, i/ii; Fr.-v.d.K. 409 i/ii

Dimensions

17.3 x 22.8 cm (6 13/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

61.834

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In plate at bottom:
Impigor hic vixdom consumptâ nocte colonus
Rurcsuos hædos et vaccam pollit in urbem.
Gallinas portans sumeris: labor arduus ipsi
Est levis ut possit multo gravis cerc redirc.
Jodoco Vergraft singulariatis
admiratori dat. dicat. dedicat
Johannes Veldius. 1622

Provenance

Coll.: Stirling Maxwell
September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard