Twelve Proverbs

General Info

Object Type: 

Genre: 

Dimensions: 

74.5 x 98.4 cm

Medium: 

Support: 

Signature: 

B..ueghel 1...8

Further Inscription: 

Inscribed at upper center: Haec perhibent vitae gestu ridenda faceto/ consilia et mores ingeniose notant [These everyday scenes give advice in a humorous way and cleverly criticise human behaviour]. For more inscriptions, see Sellink pg. 123.

Year: 

1558

Location/Last Sold: 

Antwerp, Belgium, Museum Mayer van den Bergh
Attribution
Sellink, cat. #72: accepted.
Rejected. Coppy by PB II. Tolnay 1935.
Accepted. Friedländer 1937.
Doubtful, Marijnissen 1988