Alpine Landscape with Deep Valley, ca. 1555

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Netherlandish, 1525-1569
  • Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish, 1517 or 1518-1570
  • Jan Duetecum, Dutch

Etching and engraving in ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 12 5/8 × 16 7/8 inches (32.1 × 42.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

40.23

Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: brueghel Inuentor | -h-cock excude- Inscribed, lower right of image: brue. inu

(Weyhe Gallery, New York, New York, USA)

1940-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bastelaer, Rene van. Les Estampes de Peter Brvefel l'Ancien. Brussels, 1908. Riggs, Timothy A. Hieronymus Cock (1510-1570): Print-Marker and Publisher in Antwerp at the Sign of the Four Winds. New York and London, 1977, p. 318, no. 28.4. Herendeen, Wyman H. From Landscape to Literature: The River and the Myth of Geography. Pittsburgh, 1986, (fig. 15), p. 178. Hollstein, vol. III. p. 260, no. 9 [under Brueghel]. From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, p. 10.

Jan Duetecum; after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Alpine Landscape with Deep Valley, ca. 1555, etching and engraving in ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 40.23.