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"Nemo Non” (Every man looks for his own profit)

A work made of engraving on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving on ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1563

Artist:

Pieter van der Heyden (Flemish, c. 1530–after 1572)
after Pieter Bruegel, the elder (Flemish, c. 1525–1569)
published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, c. 1510–1570)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pieter van der Heyden

Title

"Nemo Non” (Every man looks for his own profit)

Place

Flanders (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

c. 1563

Medium

Engraving on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Lettered upper center: "Nemo Non"; lower right: "H. Cock. excud. cum. privileg"; and below image: "Nemo non quaerit passim sua commoda ... amor unus habendi est."

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.2 × 30.1 cm (9 3/16 × 11 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Charles Hack and the Hearn Family Trust Collection, purchased with funds provided by the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial, Amanda S. Johnson and Marion J. Livingston, anonymous, and Suzanne Searle Dixon endowment funds

Reference Number

2023.525

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