Peasants Loading a Wagon

General Info

Object Type: 



11.1 x 14.4 cm


Medium Remarks: 

Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, framing lines in pencil


Support Marks: 

Collector's mark: Museum Boymans (L. 1857)

Further Inscription: 

Left edge: "11 I V 11. [..]"; Verso, "Breugel / 79"; Watermark: Walking lion, in remarkable position with three feet in a horizontal line and a swirling tail (nearly complete, except for the far left part, with upheld right paw, 54x55mm, in the upper left corner, on P1-3 from the top; vV, 5P, very fine, cropped octavo), somewhat similar to Briquet 10539 (probably papermaker in the duchy of Brunswick, the lion deriving from its coat of arms, Briquet vol. 3, p. 539; doc. Hoya 1570), no very similar one in Piccard Online

Location/Last Sold: 

Rotterdam, Netherlands, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, MB 1691 (PK)
Bailey/Walker cat. #ROTT.MB.22