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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M8597
People
Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Title
Faith
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Seven Cardinal Virtues
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1559
Culture
Flemish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/257343
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 22.3 × 29.3 cm (8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Cock exc
  • inscription: lower center, in plate: FIDES
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Brugel inu
  • inscription: lower center, in plate: FIDES MAXIMÈ Á NOBIS CONSERVANDA EST PRAECIPVE IN RELIGIONEM, / QVIA DEVS PRIOR ET POTENTIOR EST QVAM HOMO.
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: Van Bast 132
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: oy / L. B. 2926
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
Bastelaer no. 132; Hollstein 132; New Hollstein 13; Lebeer no. 31
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
M8597
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

32Q: 2540 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/15/2018 - 03/13/2019

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