© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
G2680
People
Pieter van der Heyden, Netherlandish (Antwerp c. 1530 - after 1572 Berchem)
After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Title
Patience (Patientia)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Patientia Est Malorum quae, aut Inferuntur aut Accidunt AEquanimitate Perlatio
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1557
Culture
Netherlandish
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 34 x 43.5 cm (13 3/8 x 17 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: PAME [monogram]
  • inscription: in lower margin: PATIENTIA EST MALORUM QUAE AUT INFERUNTUR, AUT ACCIDUNT, CUM AEQUANIMITATE PERLATIO. Lact.Inst.Lib.5
  • inscription: Below allegorial figure: PATIENTIA.
  • inscription: At lower right with engraver's monogram: Brueghel. Invent.
  • inscription: At lower left: H. Cock.excude.1557
Provenance
Francis Calley Gray, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
i/iii
Standard Reference Number
Bastelaer 124; Hollstein 124; Lebeer no. 15; New Hollstein 20 (Pieter Bruegel the Elder); Hollstein 29 (Pieter van der Heyden); Riggs no. 38
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G2680
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Prints and Drawings from the Time of Holbein and Breugel, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 11/21/1985 - 01/12/1986

Lifeworld: Portrait and Landscape in Netherlandish Prints, 1550-1650, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/30/1999 - 01/23/2000

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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