Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Village View

Artist:
The Master of the Small Landscapes (Netherlandish, 16th century)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Netherlandish, Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels)
Former Attribution:
formerly attributed to Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)
Former Attribution:
formerly attributed to Pieter Brueghel the Younger (Netherlandish, Brussels 1564/65–1637/38 Antwerp)
Former Attribution:
formerly attributed to Joos van Liere (Brussels - Zwijndrecht 1583)
Date:
1555–60
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
5 x 15 5/8 in. (12.7 x 39.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1042.6
Not on view
Inscription: At lower center, inscribed "Peter Bruegel" in graphite (by a later hand)
Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
Bierens de Haan, L'oeuvre gravé de Cornelis Cort, 1948, pp. 220-21, no. 6, fig. 61 (illus.)
The Vasari Society for the Reproduction of Drawings of Old Masters: part 3 first series (1905-15). The Vasari Society for the Reproduction of Drawings by Old Masters, London, 1907–1908, cat 14. (as by Pieter Bruegel the Elder), ill.

George Sidney Hellman "Drawings by Dutch and Flemish artists in the Metropolitan Museum" in Print-Collector's Quarterly. vol. 5, December 1915, pp. 390-392 (as by Pieter Bruegel the Elder), ill.

Charles De Tolnay Die Zeichnungen Pieter Bruegels. Munich, 1925, p. 70, no. 3 under "Kleinen Landschaftsfolge".

Arthur Ewart Popham Catalogue of Drawings by Dutch and Flemish Artists in the British Museum: Dutch and Flemish Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries. vol. 5, London, 1932, p. 144, cat. 4 (as by Pieter Bruegel the Elder).

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, 1 (also N.S., no. 18.), cat. no. 1 (vol. 2), ill.

Achilles Stubbe Bruegel en de Renaissance: Het Probleem van het Manierisme. 1947, fig. no. S.32, ill.

J. C. J. Bierens de Haan L'oeuvre gravé de Cornelius Cort, graveur hollandais, 1533-1578. The Hague, 1948, cat. 6, p. 220, fig. 61 (as by the artist Cornelis Cort), ill.

Charles De Tolnay The Drawings of Pieter Bruegel the Elder. London, 1952, p. 90.

Wolfgang Stechow Dutch Landscape Painting of the 17th Century. London, 1966.

Curtis O. Baer Landscape Drawings. New York, 1969 (?), cat. 37, p. 108 (as by the Master of the Small Landscapes), ill.

H. Gerhard Franz "Niederländische Landschaftsmalerei." Im Zeitalter des Manierismus. 1969, fig. no. 267, p. 219.

Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann "Joos van Liere" Pieter Bruegel und seine Welt. Berlin, 1975, 1979, Appendix 9, p. 20, p. 26, fig. 2 (as by Joos van Liere), ill.

Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Pieter Bruegel d.Ä. als Zeichner. Herkunft und Nachfolge. Berlin, 1975, cat. no. 188, fig. no. 144, p. 141.

Timothy Riggs Hieronymus Cock, printmaker and publisher in Antwerp at the sign of the Four Winds. PhD diss., 1977 cat. j, p. 253 (as by the Master of the Small Landscapes).

Reinhard Liess Die Kleinen Landschaften Pieter Breugels d.Ä. im Lichte seines Gesamtwerks Teil 1: Kunsthistorisches Jahrbuch Graz 15-16. vol. 1, Graz, 1979-1980, cat B6, p. 15, fig. 55, 56 (as by an imitator of Pieter Bruegel, possibly Cornelis Cort), ill.

Reinhard Liess Die Kleinen Landschaften Pieter Breugels d.Ä. im Lichte Gesamtwerks. Kunsthistorisches Jahrbuch Graz, 3 vols., Graz, 1982, vol. 2, p. 116.

Nadine Orenstein Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2001, cat. 136, pp. 290, 296-299, fig. 136 (as by Master of Small Landscapes), ill.



Related Objects

The Swan's Inn with Farms from the series The Small Landscapes

Artist: After The Master of the Small Landscapes (Netherlandish, 16th century) Date: 1559–61 Medium: Etching; first state of three Accession: 22.20.9 On view in:Not on view

Country Houses, couple and cornfield in the foreground, from the series The Small Landscapes (Praediorum Villarum)

Artist: After The Master of the Small Landscapes (Netherlandish, 16th century) Date: 1559–61 Medium: Etching; first state of three Accession: 22.20.4 On view in:Not on view

The Pond from Regiunculae et Villae Aliquot Ducatus Brabantiae

Artist: After The Master of the Small Landscapes (Netherlandish, 16th century) Date: ca. 1610 Medium: Etching Accession: 33.52.13 On view in:Not on view