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Identification and Creation
Object Number
26.1965
People
Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Title
Fortitude (Fortitudio)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Seven Cardinal Virtues
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1560
Culture
Netherlandish
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 22.4 x 29 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower left, in plate: COCK EXC
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower center, in plate: FORTITVDO
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower right, in plate: BRVEGEL INVENTOR
  • (not assigned): inscription: lower center, in plate: A NIMVM VINCERE, IRACVNDIAM COHIBERE CAETERAQ VITIA ETAFFECTVS / COHIBERE VERA FORTITVDO EST
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/ii
Standard Reference Number
Bastelaer no. 138; Hollstein 137 (after Pieter Bruegel the Elder); New Hollstein 18 (Pieter Bruegel the Elder); New Hollstein 314 (Philips Galle); Riggs no. 32; Lebeer no. 36
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from the Collection of Edouard Sandoz
Object Number
26.1965
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2540 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/15/2018 - 03/13/2019

Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/23/2016 - 05/08/2016

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