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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

New Hollstein, Bruegel the Elder (2006), 70: I; Van Bastelaer (1908), 106 (I)

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

First state

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.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund