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

about 1561–62
Frans Huys (Netherlandish, 1522–1562)


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 69: II; Van Bastelaer (1908), 105 (I)

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

Second state

Inscription

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

Signed

Lower left: .F.H. bruegel

Markings

Watermark [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