BRUEGEL, Pieter the Elder
(ca. 1525-69), after:

A Dutch Hulk and a Boeier,
from a series of ten war-ships, engraved by Frans Huys (fl. 1550-70) and Cornelis Cort? (ca. 1530-78)

Engraving, 1564-5. New Hollstein 62, first state with the date 1565 near the lower plate edge; Metropolitan Museum, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, catalogue p. 217

A fine impression, with fresh relief visible on the verso, trimmed on the platemark all round. A tiny rust-mark in the sky, otherwise in excellent condition. 244 x 195mm.
$12,000