Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

lower left in image: Paulus Bril inventor. Iu. Sadeler excudit; across bottom of plate: Ionas puppe codens, Ceto sorbente voratus, / In pelago non sensit aquas vitale sepulcrum / Ne moreretur habens tandemq. e ventre ferino / Venit ad ignotas tutus sine remige terras:; by later hand, upper right in ink: 54; by later hand, lower left in graphite: J.S.; by later hand, lower right in graphite: Justus 33; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 98/021

Provenance

(Hill-Stone Incorporated, New York); purchased 1999 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2007
Fabulous Journeys and Faraway Places: Travels on Paper, 1450 - 1700, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007
Bibliography
1949
Hollstein, F.W.H. et al. German engravings, etchings and woodcuts ca. 1400-1700. 8 vols. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-1868. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700. Vols. I-XV, XVIII, XIX. Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberge