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Creator:
Print made by Jacob Gole, 1660–1737, Dutch
after unknown artist, seventeenth century-eighteenth century
Title:

Berthold Schwarz

Additional Title(s):

Barthold le Noir Schwartz

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches (25.7 x 19 cm), Plate: 9 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches (25.1 x 18.7 cm), and Image: 8 13/16 x 7 3/8 inches (22.4 x 18.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "on dit qu'il fet(?) cette invention par le moyon(?) de la chunnie(?) etant ein pridor(?)."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "a33877 | au-"; lower center: "J. P. M"; lower right: "15"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "J. Gole exc: cum Privilegio ord: Holland: sc"; lower center: "Barthold le Noir Shwartz. | Inventeur de la poudre et de l'Artillerie Allemant | de Nation et de l'Ordre des Cordelier de St. francois."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.14
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alchemist | artillery | cap | cape | gunpowder | inventor | kiln | man | monk | oval | portrait | robe | table | workshop (work space)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21900
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