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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.
2018
Bruegel: The Master's Hand, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2018-2019, no. 4.
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.
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