The Large Landscapes: Solicitudo Rustica

The Large Landscapes: Solicitudo Rustica

c. 1555-1558

attributed to Jan van Doetechum

(Flemish, 1530-1616)

and Lucas van Doetechum

(Flemish)

after Pieter Bruegel

(Flemish, 1527/8-1569)

Engraving and etching

Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Prasse Collection 1980.104

Catalogue raisonné: Giulio Lari 11

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Solicitudo Rustica (meaning Rustic Solicitude or Rustic Cares) was based on drawings Pieter Bruegel made during his trip to Italy through the Alps between 1551 and 1552. Bruegel joined the Antwerp artist's guild around 1552 and moved to Brussels around 1568. He made drawings and designs for prints from nature, a practice that had seldom occurred in the Netherlands previously and would be extremely influential for subsequent generations.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Engraving
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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