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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1510 - 1570 Antwerp)
After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Landscape with the Temptation of Christ
Work Type
c. 1554
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Etching and engraving on off-white antique laid paper
Etching and engraving
plate: 31.9 × 43.8 cm (12 9/16 × 17 1/4 in.)
sheet (irregular): 39.8 × 50.4 cm (15 11/16 × 19 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: H. Cock fecit.; below image: NON IN SOLO PANE VICTVRVS EST HOMO, SED OMNI VERBO QVOD DIGREDITVR PER OS DEI MAR. 4. DEVT.8.
Julian Edison, Saint Louis; by descent; to Hope Rabb Edison, his wife, Saint Louis, 2017, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
only state
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Hope R. Edison '56 in memory of Julian I. Edison '51, MBA '53
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Frits Lugt, "Pieter Bruegel und Italien", Festschrift für Max Friedländer zum 60. Geburtstage (Leipzig, 1927), pp. 111-129, pp. 112, 115 (not Harvard impression)

Joseph Alexander Graf Raczynski, Die flämische Landschaft vor Rubens: Beiträge zur Entwicklungsgeschichte der flämischen Landschaftsmalerei in der Zeit von Brueghel bis zu Rubens (Frankfurt am Main, 1937), pp. 16-17 (not Harvard impression)

F. W. H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings, and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700., Menno Hertzberger (Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1949-2010), vol. 4, no. 2

Konrad Oberhuber, Zwischen Renaissance und Barock: Das Zeitalter von Bruegel und Bellange, exh. cat., Graphische Sammlung Albertina (Vienna, 1967), no. 16 (not Harvard impression)

Lydia de Pauw-de Veen, Jérome Cock, éditeur d'estampes et graveur 1507?-1570, exh. cat., Bibliothèque Royale Albert 1er (Brussels, 1970), no. 148 (not Harvard impression)

Timothy A. Riggs, "Hieronymus Cock (1510-1570): Printmaker and Publisher in Antwerp at the Sign of The Four Winds" (1971), Yale University, pp. 270-271, no. 36 (not Harvard impression)

Jacqueline Burgers, In de Vier Winden: De prentuitgeverij van Hieronymus Cock 1507/10-1570 te Antwerpen; uit de collectie tekeningen en prenten, exh. cat., Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen (Rotterdam, 1988), no. 22 (not Harvard impression)

David Freedberg, The Prints of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, exh. cat., Bridgestone Museum of Art (Tokyo, 1989), no. 96 (not Harvard impression)

Barbara Butts and Joseph Koerner, The Printed World of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, exh. cat., Saint Louis Art Museum (Saint Louis, 1995), no. 3, repr.

Nadine Orenstein and Manfred Sellink, Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints, exh. cat., ed. Nadine Orenstein, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 2001), cat. no. 16, pp. 108-110, repr.

Exhibition History

The Printed World of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Saint Louis Art Museum, 04/04/1995 - 06/25/1995; Harvard Art Museums, 09/02/1995 - 11/12/1995

Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 05/24/2001 - 08/05/2001; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 09/25/2001 - 12/02/2001

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