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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M8598
People
Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Title
Hope
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Seven Cardinal Virtues
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1559
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/257335
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
22.4 x 29.1 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower left, in plate: BRVGEL INV
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower center, in plate: SPEC
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower right, in plate: H. cock excu.
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower center, in plate: IVCVNDISSIMA EST SPEI PERSVASIO, ET VITAE IMPRIMIS / NECESSARIA, INTER TOT AERVMNAS PENEQ INTOLERABILES
  • (not assigned): inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: Van Bast 133
  • (not assigned): inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: 8598
  • (not assigned): inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: LB.2927
  • (not assigned): inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: /OZ
Provenance
Charles Bain Hoyt, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1937
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/i
Standard Reference Number
Bastelaer no. 133; Hollstein 133; New Hollstein 14; Lebeer no. 32
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
M8598
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prints and Drawings from the Time of Holbein and Breugel, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1985 - 01/12/1986

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