Two Galleys Sailing Behind an Armed Three-Master, with Phaeton and Jupiter in the Sky (from The Sailing Vessels series, 1 of 10 plates)

after 1562
Possibly engraved by Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578), Designed by Pieter Bruegel, the Elder (Netherlandish, about 1525–1569), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 106 (I); Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish, vol. III, Bruegel) 106; Orenstein (New Hollstein, Dutch & Flemish, Breugel) 70 (I/II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22 x 28.1 cm (8 11/16 x 11 1/16 in.) Sheet: 24.5 x 33.2 cm (9 5/8 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1076

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Verso, Colnaghi's stock number in graphite: c.19785; 24; van Bast. 106; MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31997

Provenance

May, 1930, purchased from C.G. Boerner sale, lot 167, by the MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund