Current Inventory by Pieter Breughel

The Battle About Money (The Battle of the Money Bags and the Strong Boxes)

Artist: Pieter Breughel

Pieter Brueghel the Elder (c. 1525-1569), after, engraving, after 1570, on laid paper with an indistinct (tower?) watermark. Engraved by Peter Van Der Heyden (c. 1530-after 1569). New Hollstein 33, fourth state (of 4), Lari 136, Bastelaer, Hollstein 146. In very good condition (a repaired tear left edge), trimmed on or outside of the platemark, with the inscription below; 237 x 306 mm. Provenance: Ulrich Ochsenbein (1811-1890) and Alfred Ochsenbein (1883-1919), Switzerland. A very good, clear impression of this iconic image. The inscriptions below discuss the subject of the composition, in Dutch and Latin. A translation of part of the […]

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Armed Four Master Putting Out to Sea

Artist: Pieter Breughel
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Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1525-1569), Armed Four Master Putting Out to Sea, engraving, c. 1561-2. Reference: Bastelaer 102, Lebeer 45. Engraving by Frans Huys. Only state. [In the lower left corner within the composition, in a darker cartouche, the two juxtaposed signatures of the engraver and the designer: F.H. Bruegel. Below, at the right in the margin, the inscription Cum priuileg.] In excellent condition, a tiny pinhole lower left near margin, a few tiny nicks lower edge, very small loss upper edge right; the print expertly hinged to a band of laid paper top edge). On old laid paper with a […]

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