Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Arch of Septimius Severus Seen from the East

Artist:
Jan Brueghel the Elder (Netherlandish, Brussels 1568–1625 Antwerp)
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Bartholomeus Breenbergh (Dutch, Deventer 1598–1657 Amsterdam)
Artist:
After Matthijs Bril the Younger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1550–1583 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1594
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 9/16 in. (19.7 x 26.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Frits and Rita Markus Fund, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.526
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right, inscribed "180" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting). On the verso: at lower left, inscribed "Breenbergh" in graphite (19th-century handwriting) ; below, inscribed " Calles/Tion/Rosam" in graphite (19th- or 20th-century handwriting) ; at lower right, inscribed "Brenberg" in black chalk or graphite (18th- or 19th-century handwrititng). On the verso of the old mount (preserved in the object file): "Prenberg?/Bril (crossed out) Bril Matijs?/Antwerpen 1540/+ Rom 1584" in graphite (19th-century handwriting).
Probably previously owned by Jurié von Lavandal (Vienna), before 1931; sale, Dorotheum, June 2, 2010, lot 142(as by Bartholomeus Breenbergh); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 29, 2014–July 14, 2014.

Herman Egger Römische veduten: Handzeichnungen aus dem XV. bis XVIII. Jahrhundert zur Topographie der Stadt Rom. vol. 2, Vienna, 1931, possibily p. 13, under no. 14 (as by an anonymous draughtsman).

Frits Lugt Musée du Louvre: Inventaire général des dessins des écoles du nord: Ecole Flamande. vol. 1, Paris, 1949, possibly p. 17, under no. 356 (as by an anonymous draughtsman).

Dorotheum Meisterzeichnungen, Druckgraphik bis 1900, Aquarelle und Miniaturen. Sale cat. June 2, 2010, cat. no. 142, ill.



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