Sollicitudo Rustica, between 1555 and 1558

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

Etching printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Plate (and sheet): 12 7/8 × 16 7/8 inches (32.7 × 42.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • River
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching

Inscribed, in plate, lower center of image: brueghel Inue | .H. Cock excu. Inscribed, in plate below image: SOLICITVDO RVSTICA

June 1890, Klever Sale (Berlin, Germany). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Herendeen, Wyman H. From Landscape to Literature, The River and the Myth of Geography. Pittsburgh, 1986, p. 177 (fig. 14). Hollstein. vol III, p. 260 (no. 12). [under Brueghel] Riggs, Timothy A. Hieronymus Cock (1510-1570): Printmaker and Publisher in Antwerp at the Sign of the Four Winds. New York, 1977, p. 318 (no. 28.7). From Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Prints and Drawings from 1550 to 1700. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 2020, to left of p. 1 (ill.), p. 10.

Jan Duetecum; after Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Sollicitudo Rustica, between 1555 and 1558, etching printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S185.