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Brueghel Family: Pieter Bruegel the Elder
The Harvesters (August/ September)
119 x 162 cm
BRUEGEL/ [MD] LXV
Sellink, cat. #135: accepted.
Accepted. Tolnay 1935.
Accepted. Friedländer 1937.
Accepted. Grossmann 1973.
Accepted. Marijnissen 1988.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection page
Commissioned by Niclaes Jongelinck, Antwerp, by 1566.
Collection of Hane von Wijke, Antwerp, until 1594.
Sold for fl 1,400 to Antwerp City Council as a gift for Archduke Ernst, Antwerp, 1594.
Collection of Archduke Ernst, Brussels, until 1595.
Collection of Emperor Rudolph II, Prague, until 1612.
Collection of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm, Brussels and Vienna, until 1662.
Collection of Emperor Leopold I, Vienna, until 1705.
Imperial collection, Vienna, until 1809.
Collection of Comte Antoine-François Andréossy, Vienna and Paris, until 1816.
Pérignon, Paris, sale March 11, 1816, #1.
Collection of Jacques Doucet, Paris, until 1911.
Purchased by Paul Jean Cels, Brussels, 1912.
Purchased by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1919.
Comissioned by Niclaes Jongelinck
1566 to 1594
Collection of Hane van Wijke
Sold for fl 1,400 to Antwerp City Council as a gift for Archduke Ernst
1594 to 1595
Collection of Archduke Ernst
1595 to 1612
Prague, Czech Republic
Collection of Emperor Rudolph II
1612 to 1662
Brussels, Belgium/Vienna, Austria
Collection of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm
1662 to 1705
Collection of Emperor Leopold I
1705 to 1809
1809 to 1816
Vienna, Austria/Paris, France
Collection of Comte Antoine-François Andréossy
Mar 11 1816
Pérignon, sale, lot# 1
1816 to 1911
Collection of Jacques Doucet
1911 to 1912
Purchased by Paul Jean Cels
New York, NY, United States
Purchased by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II
Gibson 1977, pp. 146-59
Vienna 1981, pp. 86-94
Marijnissen 1988, pp. 252-78
Gibson 1989, pp. 69-74
Seipel 1998, pp. 84-113
Roberts-Jones 2002, pp. 152-75
New York 1998, pp. 386-91
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The Taste of Today in Masterpieces of Painting before 1900," July 10–October 2, 1932, no catalogue
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Landscape Paintings," May 14–September 30, 1934, nr. 17
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Art Treasures of the Metropolitan," November 7, 1952–September 7, 1953, nr. 105
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, "Masterpieces of Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 16–November 1, 1970, unnumbered cat.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries," November 15, 1970–February 15, 1971, nr. 236
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "From Van Eyck to Bruegel: Early Netherlandish Painting in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," September 22, 1998–February 21, 1999, nr. 102.
Jan Brueghel Site
To cite this page
"Brueghel Family: Pieter Bruegel the Elder."
The Brueghel Family Database.
University of California, Berkeley. https://www.pieterbruegel.net/ (accessed May 11, 2021).