Prints and Drawings
Artist: Hendrick van Balen I, Flemish, 1575–1632
Artist: Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish, 1568–1625

Bacchus, Venus, and Ceres

ca. 1605

Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, with figures indented during transfer from an earlier drawing. On tan paper, laid down.

Image (circular): 14 x 14.2 cm (5 1/2 x 5 9/16in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.61.14
Culture: 
Flemish
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

John Percival, first Earl of Egmont (1683-1748);
John T. Graves; Robert Hoe (sale New York, Ander-
son Auction Company, April 15-19, 1912, Library
of Robert Hoe, Part III, A-K, no. 949); Yale
University Library (anonymous donor, 1957)

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.