Pieter Bruegel

1572 and 1610

On the left is a portrait of Pieter Bruegel from the series Pictorum aliquot celebrium Germaniae inferioris effigies published in 1572.  On the right is the re-engraved copy of the portrait published in Hendrick Hondius’s 1610 Pictorum aliquot celebrium praecipuae Germaniae inferioris effigies.


Pieter Bruegel
Attributed to Johannes Wierix, 1572
Pieter Bruegel
Engraving, second state
Signed ‘Hh’ by Hendrick Hondius
Copy in reverse direction to Cock 1572 engraved Pictorum
19.2 x 11.7 cm

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