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Landscape with a Town by the Seashore and Mountains in the Distance

Artist:
Attributed to Matthijs Cock (Netherlandish, ca. 1509/10–1540/48 Antwerp)
Date:
mid-16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 × 9 1/16 in. (16 × 23 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.277
Not on view
Inscription: Verso: at lower left center, inscribed "'t slot te Roegh / A° 1541" (?) in black chalk; at center, inscribed "Brueghel" in graphite; at center, inscribed "m. tn" in blue crayon; at lower center, inscribed "...183" (illegible inscription or collector's paraphe) in graphite

Marking: Verso: at center, the collector's mark of Adolf Glüenstein (Lugt 123); at lower left center, the collector's mark of Dr. Curt Otto (Lugt 611c)
Adolf Glüenstein (German)(b. 1849), Hamburg; Dr. Curt Otto, Leipzig (ca. 1880-1929); his sale C. G. Boerner, LeipzigLeipzig, 7 Nov. 1929, lot 36; Philip Hofer (American, Cincinnati, Ohio 1898–1984 Cambridge, Massachusetts); Donor: Walter C. Baker
Morgan Library & Museum. "Landscape Drawings and Watercolors, Bruegel to Cézanne," January 31, 1953–April 11, 1953.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

Edmund Schilling Handzeichnung alter Meister aus Deutschem Privatbesitz. Edited by Georg Swarzenski, Frankfurt, 1924, cat. no. 23, xiii, ill.

Charles De Tolnay Die Zeichnungen Pieter Bruegels. Munich, 1925, p. 72.

Felice Stampfle Landscape Drawings and Water-colors, Bruegel to Cézanne. Exh. cat., The Morgan Library & Museum, New York (January 31 - April 11, 1953). Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1953, cat. no. 46, p. 23.

Claus Virch "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 18, no. 10, New York, June 1960, cat. no. 24, p. 25.

Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, cat. no. 24, p. 25.



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