Copy after Jan Bruegel

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Copy after Jan Bruegel
Covered wagon
Pen and brown ink, blue wash, on paper; framing line in brown.
3 15/16 x 4 7/8 inches (100 x 124 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
2006.27:1-96, fol. 39(1)

Inscribed at lower left, in dark brown ink, "Breughel f."; on verso, in graphite, "No 1 [o in superscript]".

Hippolyte Destailleur (various inscriptions in his hand but no mark; see Lugt 740); his sale, Paris, Damascène Morgand, 26-27 May 1893, lot 98 (bought for Fr4,300); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.

Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 27, no. 46.


Watermark: none.
Recueil de Dessins folio 39(1).
One of ninety-six drawings that the French architect and collector Hippolyte Destailleur apparently pasted into an empty quarto album. See also Recueil de Dessins (2006.27:1-96).

Associated names: 

Destailleur, Hippolyte Alexandre Gabriel Walter, 1822-1893, former owner.
Morgand, Damascène, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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