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Three Caravels in a Rising Squall, with Arion on a Dolphin (from The Sailing Vessels series, 1 of 10 plates)

about 1561–62
Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562), Designed by Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 105 (I); Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. III, Bruegel) 105; Orenstein (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Bruegel,) 69 (II/VI)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 x 28.8 cm (8 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.609

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: .H.Cock ex; in margin, lower right: .Cum.priuileg

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: .F.H. bruegel

Markings

Watermark (yes, but not identified); verso, collector's stamp in black: FÜRSTL.WALDBURG/WOLFEGG'SCHES KUPFERSTICHKABINET (Lugt 2542); in graphite: c; v.B. 105 I; c21841

Provenance

Waldburg-Wolfegg Kupferstichkabinet; November 14, 1833, Boerner sale, lot 131; purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1932)

Credit Line

George Nixon Black Fund