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Inscription

lower left: [1]553; lower center: BRUEGEL; in later hand, lower center on mount: P.Brueghel, d A; vertical along left edge verso: L.NK; lower right verso: Pierre Breughel, Dit le vieux; lower left verso: 170D / CS

Provenance

Prince of Liechtenstein; Dr. Felix Somary, Zurich; William H. Schab, New York

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 39.
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 29.
1988
The Pastoral Landscape: The Legacy of Venice, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988-1989, no. 47, fig. 103.
1999
Renaissance Venice and the North: Crosscurrents in the Time of Bellini, Dürer, and Titian, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1999-2000, no. 110, repro.
2001
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Drawings and Prints, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2001, no. II.
Bibliography
1961
Munz, Ludwig. Pieter Bruegel, The Drawings. Complete ed. Translated from the German by Luke Hermann. Greenwich, CT: Phaidon Publishers; distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1961.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 661, no. 1043, color repro.
2001
Orenstein, Nadine M., ed. Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, 2001: cat. no. 11.