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Creator:
Pieter S. van der Gunst, 1659–c. 1724
after Adriaan van der Werff, 1659–1722, Dutch
Title:

Thomas Wolsey

Additional Title(s):

Volsey

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching and engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 8 inches (34.4 × 20.3 cm), Plate: 12 1/2 × 7 1/4 inches (31.8 × 18.4 cm), and Image: 11 11/16 × 6 7/8 inches (29.7 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered, lower center: "VOLSEY. | [Tout plia sous mon maitre on se vit misrable. | [Mais lui meme de moi se rendit dependant: | HElas! que me servit a fatal ascendant, | Qu'a faire de ma chute un exemple effroyable]."; lettered, lower left: "Adra.vander Werss pinx."; lettered, lower right: "P.'a Gunst sculps."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10307
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
man | pedestal | portrait | profile | relief | religious and mythological subject | sculpture
Associated People:
Wolsey, Thomas (1470/71–1530), royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26364
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