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Creator:
Print made by John Friedrich Leonart, 1633–1680, Flemish
after Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1599–1641, Flemish, active in Britain (1620–21; 1632–34; 1635–41)
Title:
Portrait of Justus van Meerstraeten
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 × 9 inches (30 × 22.9 cm), Plate: 10 5/16 × 7 11/16 inches (26.2 × 19.5 cm), and Image: 9 3/8 × 7 11/16 inches (23.8 × 19.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Johannes Frederick Leonart | Flemish | 1633-1680 | Portrait of Justees Van Silerstraeten | Syndic of Brussels | Flagler - v.7 p.437"

Lettered, lower center: "EFFIGIES AMP:VIRI DNI JUSTI DE MERSTRATEN, | DUM VIVERET, SYNDICI URBIS BRUXELLENSIS."; lettered, lower left: "Ant: van Dyck pinxit. A1636."; lettered, lower right: "JFLeonart fecit Bruxell."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1329
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23178
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