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Pieter Bruegel (I)

Hope, 1559 gedateerd
Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen [..]
Object information
Object category
drawing
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a series

Support/medium
paper, pen in brown ink, indented
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape) 224 x 295 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • signed and dated lower left: BRUEGEL 1559
  • inscription lower center: INRI
    in reverse
  • inscription below: Iucundissima est spei persuadio et vite imprimis, Necessaria inter tot aerumnuas peneq[ue] intolerabilis
    translation: "Sweet is the trust that springs from hope, without which we could not endure life's many and almost unbearable adversities"
Current attribution
Pieter Bruegel (I)
Date
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dated 1559 (1559)
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
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Provenance
Exhibitions and literature
Documentation
Entered on: 2015-05-06; Last modification: 2015-05-07

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